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Monthly Archives: October 2006

Cole heading to Hong Kong

SIKESTON — Terry Cole of Sikeston doesn’t know what the future holds, but he and his therapists know he’s ready to undergo stem cell treatment at the end of the month in China. Cole, who’s...

Types of Assistive Technology Products

Assistive technology products are designed to provide additional accessibility to individuals who have physical or cognitive difficulties, impairments, and disabilities. When selecting assistive technology products, it is crucial to find products that are compatible...

Piloting a wheelchair with the power of the mind

Recent successful tests of neural prosthetics bring the devices closer to widespread use. Paralyzed patients dream of the day when they can once again move their limbs. That dream is making its way to becoming...

Snow-boarders risk serious spine injuries

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Amateur snow-boarders who try to catch some air can put themselves at risk of paralyzing spinal cord injuries, warn researchers. In a study of 18 snow-boarders treated at their hospital...

Officer’s home gets makeover

REDONDO BEACH - The workers came early, armed with buckets and shovels, laboring hard for a pair of cops and a baby most had never met. On a quiet suburban street on Saturday, the crew...

Physical therapy helps College Station woman regain use of arms

Shonnie Moore of College Station, paralyzed in a July 2005 traffic accident, has had to learn how to eat, bathe and live all over again through Physical Therapy. "They call it a new...

Brooke Ellison for New York State Senate

When I decided to enter the race for the StateSenate, I did so because I want to help instill hope and bring arenewed sense of optimism to politics. Oneof the best things about campaigning for...

Bay Springs native nominated to Spinal Cord Injury Hall of Fame

BETHESDA, Md. – Mississippi-based motivational speaker and talk show host Greg Smith has been nominated for induction to the Spinal Cord Injury Hall of Fame. Formed by the National Spinal Cord Injury Association in 2005,...

Banking your cord blood

Estimated to be a $2 billion market worldwide, cord blood storage market is now beginning to grow at a fast pace in India too, says BV Mahalakshmi A new biological insurance for your...

Student Society for Stem Cell Research Press Release

On Tuesday October 10, 2006, at schools across the nation, members of the Student Society for Stem Cell Research will hold Nothing is Impossible candlelight vigils to honor the life of Christopher Reeve on...