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  • Treatment
  • Stress and Disease Treatment includes injuries to spinal cord, or damage to your liver. (asianave.com)
  • what is the diagnosis and treatment of this bone disease? (bonedisease.info)
  • The abnormally active protein implicated in this study has previously been linked to cancer, so there are opportunities to test drugs initially targeted to this protein's function in tumours, now in the treatment of kidney disease. (mountsinai.on.ca)
  • MENLO PARK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 11, 2007 - Geron Corporation (Nasdaq:GERN) today announced the presentation of research studies indicating that GRNOPC1, the company's human embryonic stem cell (hESC)-based therapeutic for the treatment of spinal cord injury, evades a direct attack by the human immune system. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Geron is also the world leader in the development of human embryonic stem cell-based therapeutics, with its spinal cord injury treatment anticipated to be the first product to enter clinical development. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, the nation's largest single rehabilitation hospital with 336 beds, is one of only eight federally-designated Model Systems for the treatment and research of both spinal cord and traumatic brain injuries. (amputee-coalition.org)
  • Scheduled to attend are former NFL Hall of Fame linebacker Nick Buoniconti and his son, Marc, who together created The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis after a college football injury left Marc Buoniconti paralyzed, and Alexandra Reeve, daughter of the late actor Christopher Reeve, who led his foundation's efforts to fund spinal cord injury research and treatment after he was paralyzed in an equestrian accident. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Including the more than $1.1 million raised this year, the Ameristar National Charity Golf Classic has raised about $4.6 million in its four-year history, making it one of the nation's most successful fundraising events to benefit spinal cord injury research and treatment. (bio-medicine.org)
  • bDr Finger discusses the unlabeled/investigational use of disease-modifying therapies in development, dopaminergic medications, neuroleptic medications, oxytocin, and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors for the treatment of frontotemporal dementias as discussed in the article "Frontotemporal Dementias. (lww.com)
  • Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation is nationally recognized for the treatment and research of both spinal cord and brain injuries and leads the field in the care and treatment for stroke, neurological diseases, amputation, orthopedic and musculoskeletal conditions and cardiac recovery. (eurekalert.org)
  • Decline in processing speed is a common cognitive symptom that has predictive value," said Dr Strober, "which is why accurate assessment of processing speed is important for planning optimal treatment and care for individuals with MS. The traditional version of SDMT has been widely used for measuring disease progression in MS," noted Dr Strober, "but has limitations due to lack of standardization of normative data. (eurekalert.org)
  • kidney
  • Researchers have found a protein associated with kidney disease which can potentially be targeted with drugs in early stages of the disease to prevent end-stage kidney failure. (mountsinai.on.ca)
  • The research team discovered a previously known protein named SRC (pronounced "sark") is abnormally active in kidney cells that show early signs of this disease. (mountsinai.on.ca)
  • National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse, U.S. National Institutes of Health. (medicinenet.com)
  • outpatient
  • Analysis by demographic variables is limited by data size for outpatient clinic and physician's office visits. (boneandjointburden.org)
  • It includes 1,287 authorized beds and over 950,000 outpatient visits, with approximately half seen in The Kirklin Clinic. (uab.edu)
  • diagnosis
  • aDr Apostolova serves as senior associate editor of Alzheimer's & Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment & Disease Monitoring and receives personal compensation for serving on the speaker's bureau of Eli Lilly and Company and GE Healthcare Worldwide. (lww.com)
  • disorder
  • MS is a central nervous system (brain and spinal cord) disorder that damages the myelin sheath surrounding the nerve cells and fibers, and can presents with symptoms of spinal cord dysfunction, as well as disruption of vision, speech or cognitive function. (boneandjointburden.org)
  • What Everyone Needs To Know About Spinal Cord Injury & Disorder United Spinal Association now offers What Is SCI/D? (askpatty.com)
  • Paul J. Tobin, President and CEO of the United Spinal Association, stated that "what is a spinal cord injury or disorder is our most frequently-asked question, not just from individuals with these conditions but also from members of the public. (askpatty.com)
  • veterans
  • Ongoing, we assist in the development, design, and organization structure for the Veterans Spinal Cord Injury/Disease (SCI/D) Program. (pva.org)
  • Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) devotes its advocacy efforts to issues that affect our members as both veterans with spinal cord injury or disease and people with disabilities. (pva.org)
  • Our initiatives in research and education, government policy and legislation, civil rights and advocacy, accessibility and architectural design, and competitive athletics ensure that veterans and all Americans with spinal cord injury and disease live healthier, more independent and productive lives as active members of their communities. (askpatty.com)
  • myelin
  • Researchers from the University of Adelaide have identified a key protein on the surface of cells that controls the immune attack in MS. The research focuses on the movement of immune cells into the brain and spinal cord in MS, the vital first stage before immune cells attack myelin. (msaustralia.org.au)
  • Whereas CCR6, on the other hand, is responsible for regulating other immune cells at earlier stages of the disease, but does not seem to take part in the direct attack on myelin in the brain. (msaustralia.org.au)
  • paralysis
  • A condition known as transverse myelitis is an inflammation across both sides of one level, or segment, of the spinal cord resulting in temporary or permanent symptoms that include paralysis and loss of sensation, bowel and bladder control. (boneandjointburden.org)
  • burden
  • Unlike current assessments utilizing lipid scores, the new system will be anchored in more reliable measurements of cardiovascular disease (CVD) burden using contemporary surrogate end points of coronary artery calcium (CAC) score, coronary CT angiography and carotid intima media thickness (CIMT). (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Examine the relationships among surrogates of cardiovascular disease burden in persons with SCI and established cardiometabolic risks. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Centers
  • Our teams of architects, advocates, and licensed medical professionals conduct routine site visits to 31 VA Spinal Cord Injury units and Long-term Care Centers to ensure quality care standards are met. (pva.org)
  • Association
  • The A merican Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) scoring system is widely utilized by healthcare providers for further classification of SCI based on the injury level and severity. (boneandjointburden.org)
  • http://slurl.com/secondlife/UnitedSpinal/110/182/28/ The island will provide an opportunity for United Spinal Association members to experience car culture related virtual events, activities, community building, educational seminars and pure racing fun on the many original venues and race tracks re-opened in early February. (askpatty.com)
  • Event proceeds, sales of goods and services from commercial enterprise and sponsorships will contribute to raise awareness and provide funding to support United Spinal Association programs in the virtual and real world. (askpatty.com)
  • For more information, please visit UNITED SPINAL ASSOCIATION or call (800) 404-2898. (askpatty.com)
  • Visit us on Motorability Island in Second Life: MOTORABILITY ISLAND About UnitedSpinal.org Motorability Island Motorability Island in SecondLife is a vast, 7 sim complex designed specifically to promote United Spinal Association in Second Life, via the Education Center and other builds dotted around the Island. (askpatty.com)
  • progression
  • Because the updated test, the SDMT-Oral Version, will more accurately assess changes over time, scientists will be better able to predict disease progression and outcomes such as employment, driving and activities of daily living. (eurekalert.org)
  • Study
  • Compensation ($25) after blood draw will be provided per study visit. (uab.edu)
  • The study lasts 16 weeks, with six visits, and compensation and parking will be provided for all six visits. (uab.edu)
  • The study is 14 months in length with 13 visits to our clinic for the duration of the study. (uab.edu)
  • The purpose of this study is to see what the effect of Botox has on bladder function for those who have recently suffered spinal cord injury. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • cure
  • It means so much to me and everyone at Ameristar that my father's commitment to discovering a cure for spinal cord injuries continues in this country," said Ray Neilsen, Craig Neilsen's son, and Chairman of Ameristar Casinos, Inc., and Co-Trustee of The Craig H. Neilsen Foundation. (bio-medicine.org)