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Monthly Archives: October 2005

Join “Access to Mobility Call-In Day” Thursday, October 6, 2005

Published: October 3, 2005

Act Today: Join “Access to Mobility Call-In Day” Thursday, October 6, 2005

On Thursday, October 6, 2005, individuals can join “Access to Mobility Call-In Day” by calling 1-877-224-0041 (TOLL FREE). Ask the CapitolOperator to connect you to your Senators and Representatives to ask them tosupport efforts to improve access to mobility devices for people withdisabilities.

Specifically, the Independence Through Enhancement of Medicare and Medicaid(ITEM) Coalition suggests you request that your Members of Congress:

Stem cell hope for spinal injuries

Published: October 2, 2005

(CNN) — Scientists in the U.S. have successfully used neural stem cells to regenerate damaged spinal cord tissue in mice, raising hopes that the technique could be used to treat disabilities caused by spinal cord injuries and human neurological disorders.

The team based at University of California at Irvine injected adult human neural stem cells into mice with limited mobility due to spinal injuries.

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