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Monthly Archives: October 2004

Paraplegic not held back by tractor mishap

CAT SPRING - Lloyd Klaus is a talented woodworker, with beautiful steamer trunks and lazy Susans his specialties. Once a commercial sawmill operator, he has scaled down his sawmill duties to simply providing for a...

New ways to reverse paralysis

Each year, more than 11,000 people will become paralyzed in the United States. It happens in a split second, but it changes lives forever. Researchers are constantly looking for ways to reverse the condition. Now...

New University College London Unit Holds Out Hope Of Repair Of Spinal Cord Injuries

Clinical trials that could ultimately lead to repair of spinal cord injuries are scheduled to begin within three years at University College London, following the arrival of an internationally-renowned research team at the university’s...

Spinal Cord Repair Trials Given Go-Ahead

Human trials of a technique with the potential to repair spinal cord injuries are set to start within three years, experts said today. The work, which could help thousands of disabled people regain movement, will...

Kerry shows support of stem cell research to NH

With only 29 days left until Election Day, democratic presidential nominee Sen. John Kerry and actor-turned-activist Michael J. Fox discussed the issue of stem cell research with an enthusiastic crowd Monday morning at Winnacunnet...

Geron wins stem cell technology patent, shares up

(Reuters) - Geron Corp. (GERN.O:Research) said on Tuesday it was granted a patent on a type of human embryonic stem cell growth technology, sending shares of the Biotechnology company up 10 percent. Human embryonic stem...

Spinal Cord Nerve Cells Receive a Boost

Newswise — Two studies presented at the 129th annual meeting of the American Neurological Association in Toronto describe substances that could help protect nerve cells in the spinal cord, either following injury or in...

University of Florida researchers reveal secret lives of genes during spinal injury

The body attempts to heal a damaged spinal cord in much the same way it repairs skin after simple cuts and scrapes, an insight that may lead to new treatments for the thousands of...

Early Scan Helps Spinal Injury Recovery

MONDAY, Oct. 4 (HealthDayNews) -- Early magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of spinal cord injuries can help doctors identify patients who would benefit from surgery, says a Toronto Western Hospital study. "The extent of spinal cord...

How many people are alive today in the U.S. with SCI?

Estimates vary, but the generally accepted range is between 183,000 and 230,000 persons are alive today in the U.S. with SCI.