London: A new study has found how teeth could be linked with spinal cord injuries and help patients walk again.
Researchers helped mice with broken spines regain some movement in their lower limbs by implanting dental pulp stem cells.
The study, led by Japan's Nagoya University, could help patients with severe mobility problems live life normally.
The pulp staves off the death of neurons or nerve cells, regenerates severed nerves and helps other cells supporting the spine grow, the Daily Mail reported....more
05:28 PM, Dec 05, 2011
New Delhi: Veteran journalist-cum-social activist Kanak Mani Dikshit, who drove down from Nepal, left Delhi on Wednesday morning to go on to his next stop, Peshawar in Pakistan. Dikshit's journey is aimed at increasing awareness about spinal injuries. "This little car is called the Spinal Beetle. this is the mascot of our spinal injury rehab centre in Nepal," Dikshit said. A nasty fall into a 150-feet-deep ditch in 1991 left...
09:35 AM, Nov 10, 2011