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Daily Archives: March 10, 2004

Findings on Nerve Cell Proteins Show Promise for Reducing Disability

Published: March 10, 2004

New findings in animals suggest a potential treatment to minimize Disability after spinal cord and other nervous system injuries, say neuroscientists.

Newswise — New findings in animals suggest a potential treatment to minimize disability after spinal cord and other nervous system injuries, say neuroscientists from Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center.

Shooting for the STARZ

Published: March 10, 2004

Roll! Shoot! Score! By Jill Cueni-Cohen

Ordinary basketball takes on a whole new dimension when it’s played by teams in wheelchairs.

“Wheelchair basketball really is a game of inches,” said Diana Helt, 19, as she strapped herself into a wheelchair built specifically for playing basketball. The chair lacks handles and is able to make hairpin turns and quick stops.