According to new research, the human brain can adapt to treat a relevant prosthetic as a substitute for a person's non-working body part, and not as an extension to their immobile limb.
A new study reports a single injection of human neural stem cells produce neuronal regeneration and improved the function and mobility of rats impaired by acute spinal cord injuries.
Researchers restore significant bladder function, through nerve regeneration, in rats with severe spinal cord injuries.
Quadriplegics have a heightened risk of central sleep apnea, a new study reports.
A new study reports stem cell treatments given one day following spinal cord injury can help prevent certain immune responses that can lead to the loss of bodily functions.
A new study reports researchers have successfully directed stem cell derived neurons to regenerate lost tissue following corticospinal injury in rats.
Researchers report astrocyte scars may be required to help regrow and repair neurons following spinal cord injury.
Researchers report the gene that encodes Ryk enhances the ability to remodel neural circuits and recover fine motor control following spinal cord injury.
Researchers report a paralyzed man has been able to regain functional control of his hand with the help of a brain implant that works with new software.
Researchers have identified an underlying cause of immune suppression in people with high level spinal cord injuries.