News tagged with paralysis
A molecule widely assailed as the chief culprit in Alzheimer's disease unexpectedly reverses paralysis and inflammation in several distinct animal models of a different disorder multiple sclerosis, Stanford University ...
Medical research Aug 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Two powerful brain chemical systems work together to paralyze skeletal muscles during rapid eye movement (REM) sleep, according to new research in the July 11 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience. The finding may help scient ...
Neuroscience Jul 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Rats with spinal cord injuries and severe paralysis are now walking (and running) thanks to researchers at EPFL. Published in the June 1, 2012 issue of Science, the results show that a severed section of the ...
Medical research May 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (17) | 2 |
Paralyzed individuals control robotic arms to reach and grasp using brain computer interface (w/ Video)
In an ongoing clinical trial, a paralyzed woman was able to reach for and sip from a drink on her own for the first time in nearly 15 years by using her thoughts to direct a robotic arm. The ...
Medical research May 16, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (11) | 1 |
An artificial connection between the brain and muscles can restore complex hand movements in monkeys following paralysis, according to a study funded by the National Institutes of Health.
Medical research Apr 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Neuroscientists may one day be able to hear the imagined speech of a patient unable to speak due to stroke or paralysis, according to University of California, Berkeley, researchers.
Neuroscience Jan 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (9) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress) -- In the event of the spinal cord injury, the long nerve cell filaments, the axons, may become severed. For quite some time now, scientists have been investigating whether these axons can ...
Medical research Dec 26, 2011 | 4.8 / 5 (15) | 6 |
A small group of elusive neurons in the brain's cortex play a big role in ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), a swift and fatal neurodegenerative disease that paralyzes its victims. But the neurons have always been difficult ...
Neuroscience Apr 30, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—It sounds like science fiction, but researchers are gaining ground in developing mind-controlled robotic arms that could give people with paralysis or amputated limbs more independence.
Neuroscience Apr 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Ever find yourself briefly paralyzed as you're falling asleep or just waking up? It's a phenomenon is called sleep paralysis, and it's often accompanied by vivid sensory or perceptual experiences, which ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Hypnosis has begun to attract renewed interest from neuroscientists interested in using hypnotic suggestion to test predictions about normal cognitive functioning.
Neuroscience Feb 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
A discovery using stem cells from a patient with motor neurone disease could help research into treatments for the condition. The study used a patient's skin cells to create motor neurons - nerve cells that control muscle ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—The debilitating symptoms of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, appear to be increased by a lack of inflammation-reducing T cells, report scientists from the Methodist Neurological Institute in an upcoming ...
Genetics Dec 10, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Using a high-tech imaging process to measure the thickness of the eye's retina may one day predict the progression of multiple sclerosis, a new study suggests.
Neuroscience Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A receptor recently discovered to control the movement of immune cells across central nervous system barriers (including the blood-brain barrier) may hold the key to treating multiple sclerosis ...
Immunology Jun 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Paralysis is the complete loss of muscle function for one or more muscle groups. Paralysis can cause loss of feeling or loss of mobility in the affected area.
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