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Monthly Archives: April 2004

Mayo Clinic researchers have created a method

ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Mayo Clinic researchers have created a method for measuring the growth of new spinal cord nerve fibers in rats, an advance that allows them to quickly determine nerve Regeneration rate and...

Ontario Government Pays Tribute to Canada’s Man in Motion, Rick Hansen

Hansen Recognized for his Outstanding Contributions to Spinal Cord Injury and Disability Awareness TORONTO, April 29 /CNW/ - Premier Dalton McGuinty and Dr. Marie Bountrogianni, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration with responsibility for disability issues,...

Stem Cell Spinal Nerves Break Through

Exiting of spinal cord a step to their use for treating paralysis Stem cell-derived nerves have been prompted to migrate through the spinal cord in mice, an important step to their use for treating spinal...

Robotic technology teaches spinal cord injury patients to walk again

A 50-year-old man paralyzed from the neck down in a devastating motorcycle accident a year ago is learning to walk again with the help of a robot named Lokomat at UT Southwestern Medical Center...

Spinal cord patient optimistic about future

POCATELLO - Neil Maberry, victim of a mountain biking accident, believes he is going to walk again. "I have faith that within about three years of the time of my actual accident I will be...

Stingley, Tatum might reunite

SAN FRANCISCO -- Since their violent collision 26 years ago in Oakland, Darryl Stingley and Jack Tatum haven't seen or spoken to each other. But now in the interest of medical science, their estrangement...

Independent Voter Support for Ending Bush Limits on Stem Cell Lines is Strong

WASHINGTON, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Two out of three voters in 18 key states support overriding the Bush administration's limits on federal government funding for stem cell research, according to a new survey conducted...

Paralysed rugby player has steely resolve to walk again

Paralysed rugby player Vaughan de Groen is going to the United States determined to confound those who said he would never regain mobility after his spine was broken in a game. Already he has recovered...

Cong candidate in Mumbai hospital

Gandhinagar, April 24: Congress candidate from Mehsana Jivabhai Patel, who was taken to Mumbai’s Lilavati Hospital after an attack on him on the election day, has suffered injuries in spinal cord, right ear and...

International Cooperation to Accelerate Move to Clinical Trials

What are the characteristics of a well-controlled clinical trial for spinal cord injury repair? What type of evidence from animal experiments should be required before initiating a trial in humans? How should results be...