Spine zapper "fixes" backs

Spine zapper 'fixes' backs: New device using high-frequency electrical pulse to revolutionise back pain treatmentSpinal cord stimulator sends electrical pulses through the spineNevro is 200 times more powerful than current stimulators | UPDATED: 22:30 GMT, 29 December 2012 A new device that sends a high-frequency electrical pulse through the spine could revolutionise the treatment of severe back pain, according to a new study.

Hope for paralysed patients as stem cell jab restores feeling to patients with damaged spines

Hope for paralysed patients as stem cell jab restores feeling to patients with damaged spines By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 17:03 GMT, 4 September 2012 | UPDATED: 07:38 GMT, 5 September 2012 Patients with broken spines have reported having feeling restored to areas that had previously been paralysed, after receiving stem cell injections.

Schoolboy Joby Graves helps deliver his brother then saves newborn"s life

A mini-midwife aged just FIVE! Schoolboy Joby helps deliver his brother then saves newborn's life by untangling cord from round his neckSon Joby only person on hand, but he proved a cool head under pressureComforted his mother then stepped in when his brother wasn't breathingKelly: 'He was absolutely fantastic and I completely underestimated him' | UPDATED: 16:08 GMT, 14 June 2012 When Kelly Graves went into sudden labour at home, she must have been just a little concerned that the only person to hand was her five-year-old son, Joby.

International composer left wheelchair bound after NHS hospital misdiagnose fractured spine as urine infection

British composer left wheelchair bound after NHS hospital misdiagnoses fractured spine as urine infection Composer said he was devastated that he can't run around with his grandchildren | UPDATED: 08:59 GMT, 10 May 2012 A critically-acclaimed British composer has been left wheelchair bound after a hospital misdiagnosed his fractured spine.

Fresh hope of vaccine for killer meningitis B that could prevent illness in 80% of children

Fresh hope of vaccine for killer meningitis B that could prevent illness in 80% of children | UPDATED: 00:36 GMT, 7 May 2012 New hope: The jab to protect againt Meningitis B proved successful in the majority of teenagers giving hope for future inoculations A jab to protect against deadly meningitis B is being developed by scientists.

Spinal injury victims could be treated using TEETH, say scientists

Spinal injury victims could be treated using TEETH, say scientists Spinal cord injury victims could be helped to walk again by teeth, say scientists. Researchers put dental pulp stem cells into rats with broken backs and found they regained some movement in their legs. The study by Nagoya University in Japan could transform the lives of patients with severe mobility problems, a report in The Mirror revealed