Science Alert: Neurogenic lower urinary tract dysfunction from 3 perspectives - spinal cord injury, spina bifida, and multiple sclerosis.

Posted by Maria Åberg Håkansson, January 30, 2019

One common reason behind lower urinary tract dysfunction is neurological damage secondary to spinal cord injury (SCI), spina bifida, or multiple sclerosis. Even though the everyday situation is different for people living with these conditions, they share many problems linked to their bladder.

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Topics: Neurogenic bladder, Spinal Cord Injury (SCI), Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Science Alert: Spinal Cord Injury – How common is it and what needs to be addressed?

Posted by Maria Åberg Håkansson, July 3, 2018

Spinal cord injury (SCI) can be caused by either traumatic or non-traumatic events. The most common causes include road accidents, violence, and falls.

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Topics: Science Alert, Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)

Science Alert: Spinal Cord Injury – Beginning of A New Life

Posted by Maria Åberg Håkansson, April 10, 2018

A spinal cord injury (SCI) is a severe health condition that changes lives in many ways. For this reason, there is a strong research focus on preventing injury and improving outcomes. Recent research has used examples of different aspects of SCI, either from birth (e.g. spina bifida) or as a result of injuries later in life, for example after an accident.

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Topics: Science Alert, Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)

Science Alert: Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) – Treatments That Matter

Posted by Maria Åberg Håkansson, March 6, 2018

Recurrent urinary tract infection (UTI) is a common problem for people with spinal cord injury (SCI). In fact, UTIs are still among the leading causes of death in people with a neurogenic bladder who experience on average 2 UTI events every year.

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Topics: Science Alert, Transanal irrigation (TAI), Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)

Science Alert: Parkinson’s disease (PD), multiple sclerosis (MS), and spinal cord injury (SCI) – What do they have in common?

Posted by Maria Åberg Håkansson, February 27, 2018

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Topics: Spinal Cord Injury (SCI), Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Parkinsons disease