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Monthly Archives: July 2006

Independence Now receives Quality of Life grant from the Christopher Reeve Foundation

Independence Now, an organization that assists people with disabilities to live more independent lives, has been awarded a Quality of Life grant in the amount of $13,628 from the Christopher Reeve Foundation. Independence Now plans...

Magpies’ player in critical condition

Bartlett in serious neck injury Hawke's Bay Nui Bartlett is in a critical condition after suffering from a serious neck injury sustained in an Air New Zealand Cup rugby match against Canterbury. The loose forward has...

Banker injured in Spain moved to Atlanta for treatment

(Charlotte, NC-AP) July 31, 2006 - A Charlotte, North Carolina, banker who suffered a severe spine injury during last month's running of the bulls in Spain is being transferred to a special spinal center...

Ramp offers accessibility

HIBBING — A ramp for someone in a wheelchair can be a lifeline to the world. For Dylan Nobs, 30, of Hibbing, having a wheelchair ramp enabled him to go beyond the boundaries of his...

New Israeli patent gets a leg up

For many stroke victims, one of the most debilitating results of their condition is the paralysis of a limb. For the thousands of Americans who have difficulty walking due to a paralyzed foot, an Israeli...

Exploring all sides of stem cell debate

The embryonic stem cell debate marches on, from pulpit to politics to Parkinson's patients hoping beyond hope a cure is found. Lee Sippel, of Fond du Lac, and Stacy Ellingen, of Eden, see future research...

Boy wins battle with state for care

Birth-injury program loses as high court says it won't hear appeal A state program to help children injured at birth has lost a 2½-year legal battle during which it sought to deny care to a...

Thank You from The Christopher Reeve Action Network

First of all, thank you for your tireless dedication. Without your help, the historic passage of the Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act (H.R. 810) in both the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S....

Bush’s embryonic stem cell stance helps to keep her in a wheelchair

(July 25, 2006) — A budding young artist eagerly applies himself to developing his talent, but he's frustrated when his teachers allow him to work only in one medium, with one color. Begging for...

Botox curbs incontinence from spinal cord injury

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Injections of Botox, or botulinum toxin-type A, appear useful in the treatment of drug-resistant urinary Incontinence due to traumatic spinal cord injury, UK researchers report. In fact, lead investigator Dr....