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Can a Cancer Drug Help to Re-Grow Spinal Cord Fibres?

A group of international researchers led by DZNE scientists in Germany have found a way to stimulate damaged spinal cord nerves using the cancer busting drug, epothilone. This is being hailed as a potential breakthrough in the treatment of spinal injuries, as not only does epothilone aid in the regeneration of nerve cells, but it has the ability to reduce ...

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How Spinal Cord Damage may be Affecting the Brain

Researchers at the School of Medicine in the University of Maryland have reported findings that indicate that spinal cord injuries and damage may also lead to a reduction in brain function. In their study, researchers found that spinal cord injuries may be linked to a range of widespread and permanent brain inflammation and degeneration resulting in loss of nerve cells ...

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