Category Archives: Study Points To Potential Monitoring Approach For Personalized Treatment Of Spinal Cord Injuries

Study Points To Potential Monitoring Approach For Personalized Treatment Of Spinal Cord Injuries

Researchers have developed a urine test revealing the presence of a neurotoxin that likely worsens the severity and pain of spinal cord injuries, suggesting a new tool to treat the injuries. The neurotoxin, called acrolein, is produced within the body after nerve cells are damaged, increasing pain and triggering a cascade of biochemical events thought to worsen the injury’s severity.

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