RE: Spinal cord regeneration trials at Cambridge

Discussion in 'Professionally Qualified, RAMC and QARANC' started by Goatman, Nov 21, 2012.

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  1. Goatman

    Goatman LE Book Reviewer

    This piece has been picked up by local media but not sure how widely the original doc has been seen?
    Might be of interest to those here involved with spinal injury - ( not everyone injured in AFG loses a limb) - FWIW.

    First randomised controlled trial to show spinal cord regeneration in dogs - Research - University of Cambridge
    Carefully not raising any false hopes - but let's hope something comes from it, however small.
     
  2. Paralyzed Rats Walk Again After Stem Cell Transplant


     
  3. Could we try the procedure out on our ******* politicians?
     
  4. Let's get a chisel and some chavs!
     
  5. It was tried but was deemed to be a complete failure. They surgically attached a Tory Chief Whip to a bicycle saddle. Apparently he was unable to get off the bike and walk.
     
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  6. This calls for extreme measures.
     
  7. As one not versed in medical matters, could this also be used to improve polyneuropathy?
     
  8. Mmmmhhhh, new spinal chords, when will the first batch of REME Tiffys be treated I wonder???/
     
  9. I saw the news coverage of the Dachshund. The spokesman surgeon did caution on the quadra-ped and bi-ped differences in nervous system constitution and not to get too optimistic yet.