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Exercise therapy gives student hope

MUNCIE, Ind. -- Chrissy Parker laboriously drags one leg in front of the other, the top of her blue adidas gym shoe skidding across the treadmill's slowly moving runner. A harness attached to a metal...

Phase II Trials of ProCord

Proneuron Biotechnologies Teams with Craig Hospital in Denver to Expand IND Phase II Trial of ProCord for the Treatment of Spinal Cord Injuries to the U.S. Following tissue injury, a type of white blood cell,...

Hope for new source of stem cells

US scientists have found a way to turn adult cells back into immature cells with the potential to become many different types of tissue. The breakthrough by Scripps Research Institute in California could provide a...

Steroids May Reverse Loss Of Substance Tied To Nervous System Disease

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Steroids help to reduce inflammation, but University of Illinois scientists suggest they also could be used to reverse a loss of Myelin -- a major problem in Multiple Sclerosis and other...

PT Cruiser Conversions

Undeniable style meets amazing mobility and freedom with the PT Driver. Go anywhere with the PT Driver - our easy access ramp limits your possibility of being blocked in. Your PT Driver or Rider comes equipped...

Friends of Moses Website

Moses is a C3, C4, & C5 injury like me. Moses great friends have made him a very nice website. I think this site is interesting because they document Moses progress in a journal...

ProNeuron to test spinal cord treatment in U.S.

NEW YORK (Reuters) - ProNeuron Biotechnologies Inc. on Monday said it was beginning U.S. clinical trials of an ambitious new drug aimed at improving the condition of patients who would otherwise remain paralyzed throughout...

Christopher Reeve, Scientists Share Honor

Actor Christopher Reeve, two scientists who discovered an arthritis therapy and a researcher who helped show how cells read their genes have won prestigious medical awards. The prizes, from the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation,...

Monkey test offers hope to paralysed

The treated monkeys, which had suffered paralysis in one hand, regained 80 per cent of the movement they had lost. Up to 12 months of further study is needed to confirm these results and, in...

New study may explain spinal cord pain

BY PAULA BRADY - Staff Reporter A new study by Yale researchers has found a possible explanation for chronic pain in patients with spinal cord injuries. Conduction of signals in nerve cells is controlled by molecular...