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Scientists Clone First Human Embryo

Genetically Identical Cells May One Day Cure Disease Researchers in South Korea say they are the first to successfully clone a human embryo and use...

Human clones verified

For the first time, scientists have achievedhuman "therapeutic cloning," creating human embryos through cloning and extracting stem cells that were thenmorphed into other kinds...

Dana Reeve Visits Walter Reed Army Medical Center

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10 /U.S. Newswire/ -- Today, Dana Reeve, wife of actor Christopher Reeve, a director of the Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation (CRPF) and...

Severed spinal cord regenerated

Scientists have succeeded in restoring movement to rats paralysed by spinal injuries. The breakthrough could ultimately lead to new treatments for people who have been...

Chinese Scientists Grow Embryonic Stem Cells To Motor Neurons

Scientists reported Sunday that they coaxed human embryonic stem cells to become spinal Motor neurons, critical nervous system pathways that relay messages from the...

School Uses Cells From Aborted Fetuses

Researchers at the Georgetown University Medical Center, a Catholic institution, are using cells derived from aborted fetuses in medical research. Catholic doctrine opposes abortion, but...

After spinal cord injury – getting muscles to respond

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (USA)--When someone's spinal cord is completely severed, brain signals can no longer reach the legs to tell the legs to walk. A...

Nanofiber Gel Could Heal Spinal Damage

A gel of tiny fibers could help reverse paralysis from spinal cord injury. The gel, created by scientists from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, contains...

Iraqi Child’s Life In Balance

12-year-old Paralyzed by Accidental Mortar Being Evacuated to USA BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- A U.S. mortar attack that hit the wrong target has...

The Kresge Foundation Awards Jewish a $1.5 Million Challenge Grant for Frazier Rehab

Louisville, KY… The Kresge Foundation has awarded Jewish Hospital HealthCare Services (JHHS) a $1.5 million challenge grant to aid in the completion of Frazier...