Monthly Archives: June 2006
LOS ANGELES, June 19, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An independent study has disproved the claims of “miracle” cures made by a Beijing doctor, Hongyun Huang, who uses cells derived from aborted foetal tissue.
Huang’s clinic has been the destination for hundreds of clients from around the world willing to pay thousands of dollars to be cured of illnesses where conventional medicine has failed.
New Research Is Offering Hope
One doctor is taking a pro-active approach to muscle stimulation in patients who have damaged nerves. This remarkable treatment is helping some patients get back on their feet.
Ken Kunken never thought in his wildest dreams that he’d be able to celebrate Father’s Day as a dad.
Then, his dream came true – not once, not twice, but three times over.
Almost completely paralyzed from the neck down in a 1970 football mishap, the 55-year-old Nassau County assistant district attorney and his wife, Anna, had their dreams come true last year when she gave birth to triplets, thanks to a relentless urologist and the miracles of modern medicine.
Wheelchair accessible holiday in Brittany France. Carl and Jacqui Alban welcome you to I Need A Holiday Too, the company that offers supported holidays to disabled people in La Roche Derrien, Brittany, France. holiday package to meet your needs
We help people regain their indepedence through our electric wheelchairs, sleep therapy products, and in-home oxygen machines.
After an early-morning downpour, it looked as though the 300 participants in Sunday’s 4th annual Rick Hansen Wheels in Motion race might have to paddle through the streets of Pointe Claire, but the sun came out just before they crossed the starting line to raise $20,000 for spinal cord research and a new adapted playground set for the city.
Organizing committee chairman Doug Webb, who has been raising money for the playground since 2004, said he hopes to see improved accessibility and adapted transportation for people whose mobility is impaired.
COLUMBUS — He could see, even with the chlorinated water stinging his eyes.
He could hear.
His brain was working; “Oh boy, they’re going to think I’m kidding,” he thought of his family. “I remember thinking that until I ran out of air.”
He couldn’t move, as if someone had hit the pause button on his life.
Chris Bell, a Democrat running a longshot campaign for governor of Texas, asserted divine support for turning stem cell research into a major wedge issue across the country.
“I believe God wants us to use science and technology to help our fellow man,” Bell told a friendly crowd Sunday in Palo Alto.
The parking lot behind the Nova Scotia Rehabilitation Centre in Halifax bustled with activity Sunday afternoon, as people prepared to run, walk and wheel for a good cause.
Michael and Alvina LeBlanc decided to participate in the weekend event because they wanted to give something back to the Rick Hansen Man In Motion Foundation.
Veterans who have suffered a spinal cord injury now have a facility in which they can recuperate comfortably and conveniently during a hospital stay at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Beckley.
“We took a ward with four beds and made it into an in-patient room with every possible convenience for a person with a spinal cord injury,” said Janie Flanagan, SCI coordinator. “There is no obstacle to keep them from getting around in the room, even if they have a large power chair.”