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  • Growth In Neurons In The Spinal Cord
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    Spinal Cord Regeneration Spinal cord injury can occur in many ways ranging from gunshot wounds, stab wounds and also bone displacement. These circumstances can lead to the death of neurons, and the remyelination of axons which causes some loss and damage to neurons. As Hudgins (1998) reports after a primary injury such as above, secondary injury occurs 30 minutes after and also that secondary injury is when the most critical damage occurs. This is when there is hemorrhaging in the gray matter of...
  • Cell Past The Growth 1 Phase
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    Good morning ladies and gentlemen, my colleagues and I have called you in at such short notice because we need to discuss a patient who was brought to our attention earlier this week. The patient presented with rapidly progressing lymphadenopathy, subsequent examination lymph nodes congested with many small B-lymphocytes. The B-lymphocytes showed a significant chromosomal aberration in the form a 14; 18 translocation. The patient has been diagnosed with lymphoma and has been prescribed an immedi...
  • Dna Repair After Uv Damage
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    Soon genetic engineering may be able to reduce sunburn. A study in Nature. com says a chemical that is involved in immune system signaling might reverse some types of skin damage caused by sunlight. The chemical could reduce sunburn by activating DNA-repair mechanisms, which means it may even possibly prevent and treat skin cancer. Skin cancer is caused when ultra-violet energy damages the DNA inside cells. Skin cancer is most common to people of Western European descent, with over one million p...
  • Central Nervous System The Peripheral Nerve Cell
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    Promoting new growth in damaged nerves On Monday November 13, 2000 an article was posted on the Internet (web). The article was title "Promoting new growth in damaged nerves". This article was uploaded by a group of people from Cure paralysis. Scientists have understand and know that damaged neurons in animals are able to regrow itself, and that this same regeneration also occur in the damage spinal cord of a human being. The major problem is getting the neuron to resume transmitting signal. Sci...
  • Repair Damage To Infant's Brain
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    In 1993 Sylvia Elam had a stroke losing most of her sensation and movements on her right side of her body. Meaning that her left side of the brain was damaged. Researchers found a way to give patients back some control over their lives by regenerating stem cells. In 1999 Sylvia learned of the research and volunteered for a surgery that could give her back most if not all her sensations and movements. The operation was a success and she was able to walk most of the time without having to use her ...

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