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Assistant professor awarded for research on neuromuscular disorders - Daily Bruin



Daily Bruin
 
Assistant professor awarded for research on neuromuscular disorders 
Daily Bruin
Thompson received the award for her study of myelomeningocele, or spina bifida, a condition that causes muscle paralysis because of a lack of spinal cord function. She said her research found that hip relocation surgery, a way to treat the disease, was ...

 


Gandhi Hospital to treat girl with rare disease - The Hans India - The Hans India



Gandhi Hospital to treat girl with rare disease - The Hans India 
The Hans India
The Gandhi Hospital has taken up the treatment of an 18-year-old girl Naga Sai Shree Ramya who has been suffering from a rare genetic disorder called ...

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Parkinson's Expert: Dr. Benjamin Walter at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Available for Comment - Newswise (press release)



Parkinson's Expert: Dr. Benjamin Walter at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Available for Comment 
Newswise (press release)
... stimulation in people with spinal cord injury (Brain Gate). He has also served as an investigator on the Enhanced Exercise Study for Patients with Parkinson's Disease (EXCEED) study of how exercise and education affects people with Parkinson's ...

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Study identifies genetic mutation behind disk disease in dogs - American Veterinary Medical Association



American Veterinary Medical Association
 
Study identifies genetic mutation behind disk disease in dogs 
American Veterinary Medical Association
Identifying individual dogs with this genetic susceptibility could provide a valuable tool for owners, breeders, and veterinarians to mitigate the risk of intervertebral disk herniation and resulting spinal cord disease. "What we need to know now is ...

 


Prenatal Vitamin Supplements Market: Global Industry Analysis, Trends, Market Size & Forecasts to 2023 - Markets Insider



Prenatal Vitamin Supplements Market: Global Industry Analysis, Trends, Market Size & Forecasts to 2023 
Markets Insider
Prenatal vitamin supplements contain more calcium, folic acid, iron, vitamins and other minerals than regular adult multivitamins. Folic acids are effective in preventing brain and spinal cord abnormalities in babies. Iron is effective in preventing ...

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'Gene therapy could help treat fatal brain disorders' | Vadodara ... - Times of India



'Gene therapy could help treat fatal brain disorders' | Vadodara ... 
Times of India
Vadodara: A United States (US)-based alumnus of M S University's Department of Biochemistry is working on a research project that promises to provide gene ...

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Brain pathway makes head and face pain very draining - Business Insider



Brain pathway makes head and face pain very draining 
Business Insider
In contrast, pain signals from the paw travel through the spinal cord and end up in a different part of the parabrachial nucleus on the side of the brain opposite the side of the paw that was stimulated. ?Pain, especially chronic pain, is not just a ...

 


Voyager Therapeutics Highlights Lead Program VY-AADC for ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)



Voyager Therapeutics Highlights Lead Program VY-AADC for ... 
GlobeNewswire (press release)
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Voyager Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VYGR), a clinical-stage gene therapy company focused on ...

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Penile Implants or Penile Prosthesis Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends and Forecast, 2015 - 2023 - PR Newswire (press release)



Penile Implants or Penile Prosthesis Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends and Forecast, 2015 - 2023 
PR Newswire (press release)
The disease can also be caused by spinal cord injury, and may have a psychogenic component. The primary treatment for erectile dysfunction is Viagra or a similar-acting drug. If these drugs do not work, the patient may try a vacuum device or a topical ...

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Successful Surgical transplant of dead human heads as trial run for live humans - Next Big Future



Next Big Future
 
Successful Surgical transplant of dead human heads as trial run for live humans 
Next Big Future
Professor Sergio Canavero, chief of the Turin Advanced Neuromodulation Group, said the operation was carried out by a team led by Dr. Xiaoping Ren, who last year successfully grafted a head onto a monkey's body. The 18-hour operation that showed it ...

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