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Monthly Archives: October 2004

What is the ASIA Classification System?

After injury, many people are frequently told that they have been classified as ASIA A, B, C, or D. What is the meaning...

Does demylination STOP conduction or SLOW DOWN conduction?

Axons that are demyelinated cannot conduct as well. Cells called oligodendroglial cells form myelin around segments of axons. Each segment may be as...

Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation Mourns

Kathy Lewis, President and CEO of the Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation (CRPF) issued the following statement today in response to the death of CRPF’s...

Reeve Courageously Backed Stem Cell Research/ CureParalysisNow mourns the loss of THE GREATEST SCI...

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Christopher Reeve, the paralyzed actor who died nine years after a riding accident, worked tirelessly...

`Superman’ star became real-life fighter for spinal cord research

MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. - Christopher Reeve, the chiseled, strapping "Superman" of celluloid who became another kind of hero as a force for spinal cord...

Actor, Director and Activist Christopher Reeve Dies at Age 52

Christopher Reeve died suddenly at 5:30 p.m. yesterday of heart failure. He was 52 years old. On Saturday October 9, Reeve fell into a coma...

Reeve Visited Chicago Rehab Institute Last Week

Actor: Research Can Relieve Human Suffering CHCIAGO -- Christopher Reeve made an appearance in Chicago just last week, on Oct. 8, to celebrate the Rehabilitation...

Stem-cell studies divide America

Is Sen. John Kerry "a cannibal in a suit?" Or does the Democratic presidential nominee’s platform on embryonic stem-cell research offer the best-known hope...

Quadriplegic will run marathon

Alan Robinson will be one of the last runners to cross the finish line in Sunday's LaSalle Bank Chicago Marathon. When he ran last year,...

Three-step paralysis treatment

Paralysis results from an injury or disease that damages the nervous system, affecting the ability to move or feel. Each year, more than 11,000...