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Creating art is a ‘very uplifting emotion’ for quadriplegic artist

BALTIMORE — Stroke by stroke, the brush glides over canvas, creating scenes that few could do by hand. Except that this artist, Robert Florio,...

Disability inclusion in esports and gaming can ‘change the makeup of society’

Brisbane's Justin Hua, 28, has always enjoyed playing video games. Like many kids of the 1990s it started with a Game Boy and eventually progressed to...

Novel research demonstrates new method of spinal cord tissue repair

Unique new material developed at University of Limerick (UL) in Ireland has shown significant promise in the treatment of spinal cord injury. Brand new research...
spinal cord showing neurons involved in touch

Pair of Studies Uncover Surprising New Roles for Spinal Cord and Brainstem in Touch

New research suggests spinal cord and brainstem are essential for processing touch signals as they travel to the brain The sense of touch is essential...

Scientists identify neurons that restore walking after paralysis

In a multi-year research program coordinated by the two directors of .NeuroRestore—Grégoire Courtine, a neuroscience professor at EPFL, and Jocelyne Bloch, a neurosurgeon at...

Improved understanding of early spinal cord development paves the way for new treatments

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison are developing the means to turn stem cells into a wide range of specific types of spinal cord...

A congressman wasn’t allowed on a flight — because of his wheelchair

Wheelchairs powered by lithium-ion batteries are growing in popularity, but airline workers have mistakenly prevented some passengers, including Rep. Jim Langevin, from boarding planes When...

‘Gigi & Nate’ Review: A Tender Bond

As far as by-the-book, feel-good dramas go, “Gigi & Nate” has a fail-safe formula, designed to jerk tears and warm hearts. The film tells...

Untapped potential of stem cells could aid repair of spinal cord damage

Scientists at the Francis Crick Institute have identified a group of latent stem cells that respond to injury in the central nervous system of...

180 Medical Announces Celebrating 20th Anniversary as a Company

180 Medical, a leading nationwide supplier of home-delivered catheters and ostomy supplies is celebrating its 20th corporate anniversary on August 27th, 2022. On August 27th,...