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Monthly Archives: March 2004

Most pros risk injury, not death

"You've heard the saying, 'I'm going to break my neck trying?' Well, that's pretty much me." Hard hits, 99 mph fastballs and errant pucks don't...

Concert to benefit spinal cord injury victims

While shooting footage last fall for the film adaptation of "Friday Night Lights," the quintessential novel about Texas high school football and the young...

Reeve encourages audience to push for social change

Activist and former actor Christopher Reeve speaks to a packed audience at Irvine Auditorium last night. He advised students to follow their morals. Bringing audience...

Neurogenesis: Forming Nerves

Recent research suggests that, throughout life, the adult brain retains a limited capacity to make new neurons. This new knowledge has led to a...

Clinical Research Opportunities

Miami Project scientists' Mark S. Nash, Ph.D. and Edelle Field-Fote, Ph.D., PT were recently awarded funding as part of a multi-center grant from the...

A man of motion

Jonathan Dehaas doesn't remember the motorcycle accident that robbed him of the use of his legs. The first time he opened his eyes after the...

Their lives go on

When 40-year-old Mindy Idaspe learned she would never walk again due to a spinal cord injury in 2002, she was heartbroken. A nurse and...

New Acute Injury Unit At Groote Schuur

The transfer of the acute spinal cord injury unit from Conradie Hospital to Groote Schuur promises better service delivery to both patients and staff. Western...

Stem-cell research is exciting, but not to investors

SEATTLE - (KRT) - Whoever learns to control embryonic stem cells that can morph into healthy human cells could be standing on a gold...

Motorist rescued after 36 hours on freeway

Associated Press - Information from: Houston Chronicle FRIENDSWOOD, Texas - A motorist injured after a crash lay paralyzed in the middle of the Gulf Freeway...