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Monthly Archives: July 2006

Stem-cell results may be far off

Here's a reality check amid Congress' showdown with President Bush over stem-cell research: The potential treatments for diabetes, spinal-cord injury and other devastating disorders are years away from being tested in people. How fast scientists...

Most scientists refute White House appraisal of stem cell research

When White House political adviser Karl Rove signaled last week that President Bush planned to veto the stem cell bill being considered by the Senate, the reasons he gave went beyond the president's moral...

Local Scientists Have High Hopes For Stem Cell Use

Scientists believe harnessing stem cells could be the Holy Grail in finding cures for hundreds of diseases. In San Diego, scientists from four of the nation’s top research institutions have joined together to create the...

Stem cell therapies for diseases still years away

Federal funding at heart of how fast scientist could do key experiments WASHINGTON - Here’s a reality check amid Congress’ showdown with President Bush over stem cell research: The potential treatments for diabetes, spinal cord...

JRRD tipsheet: Focus on spinal cord injury, gait, stroke, power mobility, and more

JRRD tipsheet: Focus on spinal cord injury, gait, stroke, power mobility, and more Feasibility of Functional electrical stimulation for control of seated posture after spinal cord injury: A simulation study, pg. 139 Spinal cord injury (SCI)...

Politicians are forcing stem cell showdown in Senate

The Senate is headed for a volatile showdown with the White House over the issue of stem cell research in a debate that could also put Missouri's tight U.S. Senate race in the spotlight. Under...

Democrat urges Senate on stem cell measure

President Bush's threat to veto a Senate bill that would fund embryonic stem cell research is a rejection of potential lifesaving cures, a Missouri Democrat seeking a U.S. Senate seat said Saturday. "I must admit...

‘Lord of the Rings’ director makes donation to UCI stem cell research

Gift will support next generation of stem cell scientists Irvine, Calif., July 14, 2006, Peter Jackson, Academy Award-winning director of the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy, and writer/producer Fran Walsh, have donated $311,000 to UC...

Fists fly for charity

FISTS will be flying tomorrow night at Malvern Town Hall in the annual Bob Rose Cup, which will aid the Spinal Cord Society. Several Collingwood players are expected to attend the fight night, which honours...

Regeneration After Spinal Cord Injury

Newswise — More than 250,000 people in the U.S. are suffering from long-term spinal cord injuries, with more than 11,000 new occurrences taking place each year. One study appearing in the July 12th issue...