Navigation Links
New Findings Could Reduce The Extent Of Spinal Cord Injuries

Neuro scientists say new findings in animals suggest a potential treatment to minimize disability after spinal cord and other nervous system injuries .

"Our approach is based on a natural mechanism cells have for protecting themselves,// called the stress protein response," say specialists . Researchers say the goal of their work is to prevent or minimize the "secondary" cell death that occurs in the hours and days after a spinal cord or brain injury. During this period, cells surrounding the injury can become inflamed and die, a cascading response that worsens disability.

The research showed that up to 50 percent of the motor and sensory nerve cell death could be prevented in mice with sciatic nerve injury and researchers feel they are on their way to developing a treatment that is effective in preventing motor nerve cell death, which is significant to people because loss of motor neurons means paralysis say specialists .

Cells produce proteins called Hsc70 and Hsp70 that help protect them from death when they are exposed to heat, injury or any other stresses that threaten their normal function.This is a way cells have of protecting themselves," researchers feel if they can figure out a way to facilitate the above response, they could potentially limit the amount of damage that is caused.

For the study, the researchers treated injured sciatic nerves in mice with Hsc70 and Hsp70. In mice treated with the proteins, cell death was reduced by up to 50 percent compared to mice that weren't treated.

"We don't know whether the protein is functioning in the same way as when it's made in the cells, but we're working to learn more about this effect. If we can understand it better, we'll know what form it should be in and what the doses should be to maximize the protective benefits." say researchers ,and they hope to use their knowledge about the proteins and how they work to develop drugs that could be used to treat injury.
'"/>




Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Latest Findings On The Deadly Disease - SARS
2. New Findings for Repeated Miscarriages
3. How Healthy Are Herbal Products? US Findings.
4. Dispute in Findings about Radiation exposure
5. New Findings on Autism Research
6. Engineering Nutrient-Rich Plants Made For Feasible By New Findings
7. Study Findings Could Help In Developing A Better Drug Delivery System
8. Findings Suggest New Method to Fight Staph Infections
9. Most Suicide Rates Decline, but Findings Are Puzzling
10. Arimidex-Herceptin Combo Therapy For Breast Cancer-Clinical Trial Findings
11. Soy Protein Study Generates New Findings
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: New Findings Could Reduce The Extent Spinal Cord Injuries

(Date:10/22/2014)... Arbor, MI (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 ... of Schools of Allied Health Professions (ASAHP) Conference on ... Founder and CEO will participate in a panel discussion ... and Practice. , Isabel Healthcare provides a diagnostic decision ... in improving the diagnosis skills of students and clinical ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... RESTON, Va. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 ... Healthcare Innovation , which is dedicated to distribute ... efficiency of healthcare delivery worldwide announced the development ... in which patients expect when receiving healthcare. These ... definition for patient-centered care: “providing care that is ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... Texas (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 ... of completing their continuing education at home or ... have access to 20 brand new, premium Seminar-on-Demand ... robust catalog of over 2,000 hours ... fully customize their educational experience. With such a ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Akeso ... solutions for the treatment of bacterial infections, microbial biofilms, ... has joined its board of directors. , ... Engineering Systems at The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, or ... faculty since 1968. Dr. Sinskey also holds positions as ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Oct. 21, ... vitro fertilization (IVF) -- the incubation of embryos in a ... inside the vagina, new research suggests. Scientists from the ... INVOcell, might sharply cut costs for pricey IVF procedures among ... to those who don,t live near big-city assisted reproduction centers, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Isabel Healthcare to Participate in The Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions (ASAHP) 2014 Conference 2Health News:The Sullivan Institute for Healthcare Innovation Announces Release of Guiding Principles for Patient Experience-Centered Care 2Health News:Top Provider of Continuing Education at Home Releases 20 New Online Courses 2Health News:Akeso Biomedical Appoints Dr. Anthony J. Sinskey to Board of Directors 2Health News:Experimental Infertility Treatment Seems Effective, Cheaper 2Health News:Experimental Infertility Treatment Seems Effective, Cheaper 3Health News:Experimental Infertility Treatment Seems Effective, Cheaper 4
... have found an explanation for runners who struggle to increase ... who cant speed up their strokes. Researchers from the University ... changes that occur in our muscles when we push ourselves ... of exercise intensity, known as the critical power. This level ...
... CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 20 MedCath Corporation,(Nasdaq: MDTH ... as,Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer to become ... Co.,Consolidated, a company with whom he has several years, ... Committee since 2003. Harris,who will remain with MedCath until ...
... HMS Holdings Corp. (Nasdaq:,HMSY) today announced that it ... will be held January 7-10, 2008 at the Westin,St. ... ), Robert Holster, Chairman and CEO of HMS ... p.m. Pacific Time., A live broadcast of the ...
... to Discuss Latest Criminal,Cases, Decrees and How They Now ... 20 In the last year,mainstream drug and device ... fines, civil settlements and penalties. Top drug company,executives have ... in or know about the crimes., With the ...
... Agri-Opportunities program of Agriculture and ... ... Bioniche Life Sciences,Inc. (TSX: BNC), a research-based, technology-driven Canadian,biopharmaceutical company, ... financing in support of its vaccine production,facility scale-up in Belleville, ...
... December 20, 2007 For U.S. veterans with diabetes, ... are associated with an increased risk of major amputations, ... journal General Hospital Psychiatry. , "Our findings suggest that ... health functioning as a risk factor and to develop ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Why exertion leads to exhaustion 2Health News:James E. Harris to Become Chief Financial Officer of Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated 2Health News:Food and Drug Law Institute Sponsors Major Enforcement Conference 2Health News:Bioniche Receives $5 Million of Federal Government Support to Scale-up Vaccine Production in Ontario 2Health News:Bioniche Receives $5 Million of Federal Government Support to Scale-up Vaccine Production in Ontario 3Health News:Bioniche Receives $5 Million of Federal Government Support to Scale-up Vaccine Production in Ontario 4Health News:Bioniche Receives $5 Million of Federal Government Support to Scale-up Vaccine Production in Ontario 5Health News:Mental health linked to amputation risk in diabetic veterans 2
(Date:10/22/2014)... , Oct. 22, 2014 Sanomedics International ... 2014 report by Global Research & Data Services, demand ... year from 2014 through 2018, as demand for more ... is the world,s largest market for thermometers, ... advanced thermometers is Sanomedics International Holdings, Inc. ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... and AUSTIN, Texas , ... PureMHC LLC today announced they have entered into ... antibody-based immunotherapies designed to target cancers. ... peptides displayed on the surfaces of tumor cells ... targets (PTTs), derived from proteins that play a ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... 2014  AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... IAP310 study have been published in Regional ... journal with broad, multidisciplinary readership. IAP310 was a ... and efficacy of Zalviso, also referred to as ... treatment of post-operative pain in patients following open ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Sanomedics International Holdings Analyst Report: Taking Some Heat by BrokerBank Securities, Inc. 2Biotech Companies To Co-Discover And Co-Develop Antibodies Targeting Novel Phosphopeptide Tumor Targets 2AcelRx Announces Publication of Zalviso Phase 3 Abdominal Trial Results 2
... InfoLogix, Inc. (Pink Sheets: IFLG ), ... the healthcare and commercial industries, announced today that it ... Faire and Regional Conference, sponsored by HIMSS South Florida ... Grand Hotel in Davies, FL (situated North of Miami) ...
... Mass., Oct. 25 GENFIT (Alternext: ALGFT; ISIN: FR0004163111), ... and development, focusing on the early diagnosis and preventive ... it has been selected by Windhover as one of ... the cardiovascular/metabolic category. This announcement is part of the ...
Cached Medicine Technology:InfoLogix to Present at South Florida Healthcare Trade Faire & Regional Conference 2GENFIT Selected by Windhover for the 2011 'Top Biopharma Projects To Watch' 2GENFIT Selected by Windhover for the 2011 'Top Biopharma Projects To Watch' 3
... The Autocorr Pulse Oximeter with SAC (Serial ... patented software to extract SpO 2 , ... a new way. This cost-effective compact ... functions as standard features, and a data ...
... The Autocorr Plus, the fourth in ... versatile pulse oximeter/ECG/Respiration Monitor, with 3 ... digital oximetry with SAC (Serial Autocorrelation) ... electroluminescent screen display provides two user ...
... Oximeter is a cost-effective, stand-alone monitor that ... rate and pulse strength measurements of patients ... or battery powered unit displays a plethysmographic ... up to 30 hours of on screen ...
... is a second-generation refractive multifocal IOL that ... from glasses than monofocal IOLs. The ReZoom ... vision that monfocals cannot match. , ,The ... over five optic zones so that each ...
Medicine Products: