The Neuropathy Association is a
public, charitable, nonprofit organization which
was established in 1995 by people with
neuropathy and their families or friends to help
those who suffer from disorders that affect the
peripheral nerves. We are fast approaching a
membership of 100,000, and we have more than 250
support groups throughout the United Stated
Malfunctioning Bone Marrow Cells Cause
Neuropathy in People with Diabetes
The finding not only provides a basis for
understanding the dangerous nerve condition in
diabetics, but could eventually lead to a
treatment for this problem, said Dr. Lawrence
Chan, chief of diabetes, endocrinology and
metabolism at BCM. It may even provide an
explanation for some of the other complications
associated with the disease.
Washington Post -- Stem Cell Injections Repair
Spinal Cord Injuries in Mice (article)
Mice with severe spinal cord injuries regained
much of their ability to walk normally after
getting injections of stem cells taken from the
brains of human fetuses, scientists in
California reported yesterday.
Peripheral Neuropathy Among Automotive
Technicians --- California, 1999--2000
In December 1998, the California Department
of Health Services (CDHS) received a report from
an occupational-medicine physician of a patient
with peripheral neuropathy associated with
occupational exposure to n-hexane at an
automotive repair facility.
Neuropathy News and Press Releases
Many neurological diseases occur when
specific groups of neurons die because of nerve
damage, toxins, inflammation, or other factors.
A new study suggests...
More to come.