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Monthly Archives: July 2006

Scientists report progress with brain-chip implants

With a tiny electronic chip implanted in the Motor cortex of his brain, a 25-year-old man paralyzed from the neck down for five years...

Paralyzed Man Thinks Robotic Devices into Motion

PROVIDENCE, R.I., July 12 -- A man paralyzed from the neck down has been trained to control a computer cursor and manipulate robotic prostheses...

That Uppity Theatre Co. receives Reeve grant

That Uppity Theatre Co. received a $10,000 grant from the Christopher Reeve Foundation, the foundation said Monday. The foundation awarded $850,439 in grants to...

Scientists bridge’ spinal injury nerve gap

Like linemen stringing an electric cable over a gorge, a research team co-directed by a Cleveland scientist has devised a way to coax nerve...

New Source of Multipotent Adult Stem Cells in Human Hair Follicles

Newswise — Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have isolated a new source of adult stem cells that appear to have...

LA County agrees to settles medical malpractice suit for $890,000

A man who claimed he received shoddy treatment for a spinal injury at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center will receive $890,000 under a settlement...

Neuroscientist awarded for spinal cord injury research

A spinal cord injury scientist at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston was recognized for outstanding contributions to the advancement of spinal cord injury...

Surgery offers hope, but price is high

Insurance won't cover operation that could restore function, feeling, normalcy to life A former Fort Campbell soldier who was deployed to Iraq in 2003...

Barbara McKee: Walking can wait

To buoy up the spirits of the Disability community, scientists have dragged out the rats again. Researchers at Johns Hopkins released a report of 15...

BioAxone Therapeutic completes patient enrollment for Phase I/IIa trial of Cethrin(R) in treatment of...

Study results expected in Fall 2006 MONTREAL, July 10 /PRNewswire/ - BioAxone Therapeutic announced today that it has completed its targeted patient enrollment of the...