Can an Injured Brain Be Repaired?

I have to admit that I lost some hope when I found out that stem cell research for brain and spinal cord injuries had ground to a halt. There were a number of advances being made in the mid to late 1990’s by Swedish scientists. Political upheaval due to public protest had put a stop to the research. My own brother had severe physical problems after a stroke at the age of 31. I had a strong belief that stem cell research and other similar research would help him. Here is what I found out. Promises in Science After much…

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Bringing the Brain Back to Normal

Every single organ in the human body is important but the brain is the control center for all and when it is damaged, bodily and mental functions diminish depending on the extent of damage. After my father suffered traumatic brain injury from a car accident, I wondered what can be done for people with brain injuries and those with neurodegenerative diseases and decided to do some research. Do Brain Cells Regenerate? The first thing I discovered is that any of the connections in the brain can be reformed if there is damage to it and even some areas of the…

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