Tag: spinal cord injuries
Imagine moving an object by simply thinking about that action. It’s not telepathy, but a recent development by researchers might give hope to patients with paralysis due to spinal cord injuries.
A team of scientists based in Istanbul, Turkey have created a revolutionary piece of equipment for those with spinal cord injuries and illnesses that provides a level of independence far beyond that which is available to users of conventional wheelchairs.
The Tongue Drive System is getting less conspicuous and more capable. The newest system prototype allows people with high-level spinal cord injuries to wear an inconspicuous dental retainer embedded with sensors to operate a computer and electric wheel…
For the first time ever, stem cells from umbilical cords have been converted into other types of cells, which may eventually lead to new treatment options for spinal cord injuries and multiple sclerosis, among other nervous system diseases.