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Monthly Archives: July 2005

Wheelchair bike is star of show

A new British-made motorcycle for wheelchair users was the star of this year's Mobility Roadshow in the UK. The Conquest is based on BMW 850...

Actor Michael J. Fox urges Senate to support stem cell bill

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Actor Michael J. Fox is pushing Congress hard to lift President Bush's restrictions on embryonic stem cell research. "Embryonic stem cell research...

Andy Cohen & Murderball featured on ATTACK OF THE SHOW!

Here's Andy's bio from the Murderball movie website: "Andy was an 'any and every sport' athlete until he suffered a broken neck and spinal cord...

What happens when nerve fibers regrow?

The nerve cell body remains intact, and only the "sending" or "receiving" fibers have to regrow as longer extensions from the nerve cell...

Murderball – About the Movie

ABOUT THE FILM Featuring fierce rivalry, stopwatch suspense, and larger-than-life personalities, MURDERBALL, winner of the Documentary Audience Award and a Special Jury Prize for Editing...

Researchers Identify Genes That Foster Blood Cell Development From Stem Cells

For a child with leukemia or lymphoma, a donation of umbilical cord blood can be a lifesaver. But cords contain only a small amount...

StemCells grants license to ReNeuron, receives stake in UK stem cell co

California-- StemCells, Inc. has entered into an agreement with ReNeuron, a privately- owned UK biotech corporation. The agreement enables ReNeuron to exploit its “c-mycER”...

New NIH director says research will change face of U.S. medicine

DETROIT - (KRT) - Dr. Elias Zerhouni has begun his third year as director of the National Institutes of Health, the country's leading medical...

What is the phrenic nerve and where is it situated?

The phrenic nerve goes from the spinal cord to the diaphragm, a large muscle at the bottom of your chest that mediates breathing...

MacLaren’s ‘gift’: Persevering through paralysis

To bathe the inspirational Jim MacLaren entirely in sunlight would be to deny his journey out of the darkness. If life was indeed fair to...