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Paralysed girl’s ‘miracle’ steps

A teenager who was paralysed from the neck down in a car accident has taken her first steps - despite being told she would...

How Nerve Cells Grow

FRIDAY, July 25 (HealthDayNews) -- Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions have identified a protein that promotes the growth of tentacle-like axons on nerve...

Reeve recovery hopes boosted

Scientists have uncovered evidence that actor Christopher Reeve could make a full recovery from paralysis if his spinal injury can be fixed. Reeve, the star...

Spinal Cord: Heal Thyself

Transplanted stem cells can improve Motor skills in injured rats FRIDAY, Aug. 30 (HealthDayNews) -- Japanese researchers are reporting yet another advance in the repair...

Benefit for paralyzed snowboarder takes off

BRECKENRIDGE - On April 6, 2002, Matt Wyffels was competing at Copper Mountain and broke his back. After suffering a spinal cord injury, doctors told...

Christopher Reeve for Embryonic Stem Cells

July 28, 2001: Christopher Reeve, Mary Tyler Moore, and others favoring research involving embryonic stem cells, continue to pressure President Bush, who is said...

Police Officer Hospitalized After Crash

Spinal Injury Could Cause Paralysis (LOUISVILLE, June 29th, 2001, 3:30 p.m.) -- A Louisville police officer was seriously injured this morning in a single car...

Pig Snouts Used to Treat Spinal Cord Injury

In a recent study, scientists used cells from pig snouts to successfully repair severed spinal cords in rats. The pig cells were engineered so...