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Yearly Archives: 2005

The Pope and Parkinsons – (Stem Cells)

Pope John Paul II was, given his condition, incredibly strong. Yet, slowly, Parkinson’s’ disease took its predictable progressive course. The disease is caused by a...

Maryland must explore stem cells’ promise

OVERWHELMING scientific opinion supports embryonic stem cell research, and many believe it has the potential to revolutionize medicine. The American Medical Association and the National...

Acorda Therapeutics Launches ZANAFLEX CAPSULES for the Management of Spasticity in People with MS...

HAWTHORNE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)Acorda Therapeutics(R) announced today that it has launched ZANAFLEX(R) CAPSULES (tizanidine hydrochloride), a new, capsule formulation of tizanidine, a leading treatment for...

Schmidt’s Courage Inspiring, His Influence Far-Reaching

Spinal cord patients will gather to urge lawmakers to pass paralysis act All Chaz Southard was looking for that August day in 2002 was a...

Pushing for a miracle

Spinal cord patients will gather to urge lawmakers to pass paralysis act All Chaz Southard was looking for that August day in 2002 was a...

Woman in wheelchair encourages others

PROVIDENCE, R.I.— John Donoghue believes there may be a solution to spinal cord injuries that doesn't require a move into the controversial world of...

Scientist envisions electronic solution to damaged nervous systems

ST. PETERSBURG - Sam Schmidt was a rising star in the Indy Racing League in the late 1990s. He was a fun guy who...

Blue bracelets – a step toward a cure?

For Chaz Southard, hope exists in the form of a blue plastic bracelet. "People naturally ask why you're wearing the bracelet and what it's for,"...

Peabody man hopes state lawmakers understand how important stem cell research is

Yes, being paralyzed from the waist down can cause some inconveniences in daily life, but it isn't the end of the world. That's the message...

Recovery process slow, continuing for Ringling football coach

An old adage says, "Time heals all wounds." While the axiom may have a more emotional meaning, for Ringling football coach Rick Gandy, it's...