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Research Fellow Dr Samuel Wharton said: "While most MRI-based research focuses on tissue measurements at the millimeter length scale, our experimental scans on healthy human volunteers and modeling of the myelin sheath shows that much more detailed microscopic information relating to the size and direction of nerve fibers can be generated using fairly simple imaging techniques.
The nerve fibers that originate at the base of the hair cells collectively form the auditory nerve, and the junction between the hair cell and an individual neuron is called a synapse.
If you have even five percent of the nerve fibers carrying nerve impulses, you'll get significantly more than five percent back in terms of restored behavior," explains Richard B.
Her newest studies are testing the behavioral recovery achieved after this unprecedented regrowth of nerve fibers.
By providing nutritional management with Metanx([R]) to correct this imbalance, patients in this trial experienced an increase in nerve fiber density which correlated with improvement in numbness, tingling and burning pain".
Martino's team broke new ground a few years ago when they showed that stem cells from adult brain tissue, when injected into the blood stream of mice with the MS-like disease EAE (experimental allergic encephalomyelitis), promoted repair of myelin, decreased damage to nerve fibers, and reversed clinical disease.
Therapath's focus is on research and development in the testing services for muscle biopsy, nerve biopsy with teased fiber analysis, ocular (including optic neurotis), skin epidermal nerve fiber density, sweat gland nerve fiber density, skin biopsy for CADASIL and other storage disorders as well as brain/spinal cord specimens.
In this case, the nerve fiber and its myelin sheath are cut, without interruption in the neural envelopes.
Cyberkinetics' Andara([TM]) OFS[TM] Therapy is based on initial research by the Center for Paralysis Research at Purdue University and is intended to improve or restore tactile sensation and some movement in those with quadriplegia and tetraplegia due to recent spinal cord injuries by promoting nerve fiber repair.
that will have practical implications in the development of therapies for directing nerve fiber outgrowth following injury in the brain and spinal cord of adults," says Tresco.
These new findings suggest molecular links between nerve fiber degeneration and regeneration, and emphasize the role of axons in neurodegenerative disease," said Stephen M.
A new study suggests that as a nerve fiber grows to its destination, the cell depends for survival on substances secreted by targets along the fiber's way.