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Cord

A unit of volume used to measure quantities of firewood in Canada and the United States. The cord is equivalent to 3.62 cubic meters.
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In this context, the INR has implemented a successful Integral Rehabilitation Program for patients with spinal cord injury, which has made it possible to achieve the maximum recovery of those affected, according to the level and type of damage to the spinal cord.
Hospital readmissions in people with chronic spinal cord injury.
The curative effect was evaluated using spinal cord functional state evaluation method (40 points).12 An improvement rate of the score higher than 65%, significant relief of cervical spinal cord compression and basic recovery of cervical region and limbs were evaluated as cured.
The team first reviewed past experiments to find genes associated with the response to spinal cord injury, searching through more than 500 studies.
After grafting cultured hPSC-derived NSCs into injured spinal cords of rats, they noted that the grafts were rich in excitatory neurons, which are extended large numbers of axons over long distances, innervated their target structures and enabled robust corticospinal regeneration.
The Malaysian Spinal Cord Injury Advocacy Association said in certain conditions, it was difficult to position metal straws compared to soft and flexible plastic straws.
Furthermore, Mr Butale noted that findings made by the World Health Organization (WHO) on spinal cord injuries revealed that majority of spinal cord injuries were due to preventable causes such as road traffic accidents, falls or violence, noting that in Botswana the leading cause of traumatic spinal cord injuries were road traffic accidents by 68 per cent, followed by violence and then falls.
The work presents potential benefits beyond spinal cord injury therapies since the NSCs can be used in modeling and drug screening for disorders that also involve spinal cord dysfunction, such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, progressive muscular atrophy, hereditary spastic paraplegia and spinocerebellar ataxia, a group of genetic disorders characterized by progressive discoordination of gait, hands and eye movement.
"We established a scalable source of human spinal cord NSCs that includes all spinal cord neuronal progenitor cell types," said Kumamaru.
A spinal cord injury, or SCI, generally refers to any injury to the spinal cord that is caused by trauma instead of disease although in some cases, it can be the result of diseases.
Arthritis is an additional risk factor for spinal cord injuries from falls because of more brittle bones and joints with weaker resiliency.