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Monthly Archives: July 2006

Cowboy’s career on line after second blow to neck

NORTH Queensland Cowboys doctor Greg Winter will urge prop Robert Tanielu to consider his playing future as he battles his second serious neck injury in four years. The Cowboys prop was left with no feeling...

Adult Stem Cell Research Benefits Spinal Cord Patients Like Christopher Reeve

Lisbon, Portugal (LifeNews.com) -- Before his death, Superman actor Christopher Reeve captured the hearts of millions with his deeply felt pitch for taxpayer funding of embryonic stem cell research. However, new studies show that...

The Advocate

Don Reed, a tireless proponent for stem cell research, is on a quest to see his son walk again IN AN AUDITORIUM at San Francisco's new Mission Bay life sciences hub near SBC Park earlier...

Despite Bush Veto, Stem Cell Research Abounds

Never mind Wednesday's presidential veto on expanded federal funding of stem cell lines. Stem cell research is alive and well at a host of small companies and academic laboratories in the United States. In Irvine,...

Spinal Cord Injuries Improved Years Later with Patients’ Own Olfactory Cells

LISBON, July 21, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A team of researchers from Hospital de Egas, Lisbon, Portugal and Wayne State University Medical School in Michigan, USA, have shown that stem cells taken from the olfactory...

Aggressive heart pacing may work best in some spinal cord patients

Patients with recurring problems with the heart slowing or stopping after a neck injury damages their Cervical spinal cord may need aggressive therapy to avoid further cardiovascular problems and even death, Medical College of...

Panel OKs spinal injury unit at Zablocki center

The Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday approved $32.5 million to build a new spinal cord injury unit at the Zablocki Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Milwaukee. The project, which will include a new building attached...

Geron Announces Publication of Study Results Supporting Safety and Utility of Human Embryonic Stem...

Geron Corporation (Nasdaq:GERN) announced today the publication of preclinical studies that support the safety and utility of GRNOPC1, Geron's lead human embryonic stem cell (hESC)-based therapeutic product for the treatment of spinal cord injury. In...

Stem-cell veto called setback for Michigan

President George W. Bush's veto Wednesday of embryonic stem-cell legislation is a big setback for Michigan, one of a handful of states with the most restrictive laws in the country, patients and researchers said. "My...

Re-growing Nerves After Spinal Cord Injury

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- In a recent study, researchers from Johns Hopkins in Baltimore and the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor have uncovered a treatment involving the use of the enzyme sialidase to help...