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Monthly Archives: July 2004

Orinda native starts for U.S. Paralympic team

In the few spare moments she's had this summer, Jennifer Howitt has managed to check out some of ESPN's "sports" offerings. "A few weeks ago,...

Researchers want to read the minds of spinal cord injury patients

Why researchers want to read the minds of spinal cord injury patients. Imagine a wheelchair with robotic arms that move on command by reading the...

Democrats, Republicans on stem cell research

Democrats and Republicans view the stem cell debate very differently. Earlier this week, Ron Reagan, son of the late president, addressed the Democratic National Convention...

How gender affects living with traumatic spinal cord injuries

Although men and women who have suffered traumatic spinal cord injuries (SCIs) report comparable levels of psychological well-being, recent studies have found that older...

Spinal Cord Treatment Breakthrough at UR

Evan Dawson (Rochester, NY) 07/.29/04 - The potential now exists of a drug that could prevent paralysis--even after a major spinal cord injury. On the...

Paralympic athletes shooting for awareness

Don't pity the women on the USA Wheelchair Basketball team. That's the message from South University's Mary Vacala, appointed to the medical staff for the...

Reeve to speak at FirstEnergy Park

LAKEWOOD — The Lakewood BlueClaws and Eric Taylor’s Empower-ment Group have announced that actor Christopher Reeve will headline Empower New Jersey 2004, "A Night...

Non-embryonic stem cells: Healing for broken bodies

WASHINGTON (BP)--Susan Fajt and Laura Dominguez have experienced the miraculously restorative power of stem cells, and no embryos had to be destroyed for them...

Patients do physical, occupational therapy at Spring Valley

LIMERICK - Phoenixville Hospital recently partnered with the new Spring Valley branch of the Phoenixville YMCA to provide patient Rehabilitation in a non-hospital-like setting. "We...

AGY Therapeutics Phase 2 Clinical Development

Deal Validates AGY's Technology Platform, Which Enabled Discovery of Novel Target for Functional Recovery After Stroke SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and KOBE, Japan, July 20...