Tag: "retrain" at medical news
American Academy of Ophthalmology announces outstanding humanitarian service award recipients
...r a five-year contract with the Swiss Red Cross to retrain
their 17 surgeons and eye teams in Tibet's second largest county of Shigatse. Dr. Helveston, nominated by the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, is recognized for his many contributions to ophthalmology, and especially h...
Duke cardiologists offer new view of link between aging, atherosclerosis
...osis by injecting these cells into patients: or to retrain
the patient's own stem cells to differentiate into progenitor cells capable of arterial repair. "Our studies indicate that the inability of bone marrow to produce progenitor cells which repair and rejuvenate the lining of the arteries drives the proc...
Experimental treatment yields new hope for children battling cerebral palsy
...ours of therapy per day for 21 consecutive days to retrain
the weaker arm and hand to move. The control group received conventional physical therapy, which is much less time intensive and involved no casting of one side. Across all measures, the constraint induced therapy produced enhanced motor function i...
Cells from fat tissue turned into functional nerve cells
... from a practically limitless source -- fat -- and retrain
them to differentiate along new developmental paths. These cells, they said, could then be used to possibly treat a number of human ailments of the central and peripheral nervous systems. The results of the team's latest experiments were published Ju...