05 March 2014
Research in paralysis treatment offers hope to patients
The main areas of research in paralysis treatment are cell therapy, brain-machine interfaces, epidural electric stimulation, enzyme treatment and neuroprotectors.
Following are the main areas of research in paralysis treatment:
Prospects have revived with Newark-based company StemCells Inc., which implants
stem cells obtained from donated foetal brain tissue.
stem cell trial halted
E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places.
A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.