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Monthly Archives: November 2006

Stem cell transplants from women raise cancer risk

People who receive stem cell transplants for diseases such as leukaemia appear to face a higher risk of developing secondary cancers, especially if the cells come from a female donor, according to a preliminary...

Celling a Strategy

Opposition to embryo-destroying research is not a losing issue. At least it shouldn’t be. “How can you side with those people?” In 2002, a paralyzed research advocate who actively supports embryonic-stem-cell and human-cloning research asked me...

BioAxone Therapeutic Study Demonstrates Positive Interim Results for Spinal Cord Injury

Six-week Follow-up Results of Phase 1/2a Trial Show Safety, Tolerability and Neurological Outcome of Cethrin® MONTREAL, CANADA -- BioAxone Therapeutic announced today positive interim results on its phase 1/2a North American dose escalation clinical trial...

Craig H. Neilsen

It is with great sorrow and loss that the family of Craig H. Neilsen announces his passing on Sunday, November 19, 2006, in Las Vegas, Nev. He was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of...

Bringing the gift of mobility

Woman gives villagers treatment, wheelchairs When Physical Therapist Colleen Sullivan Moses and her group drove up to a village in Tibet, they often found an entourage waiting to greet them - the mayor, the head...

Temperance Crash Victim Defies Long Odds; Gives Thanks As She Strives to Overcome Spinal...

Cortney Hoffman is walking. In 2002, when she was 16, she rolled her car. She woke up staring at a perfect summer sky, wondering why she didn't just stand, walk to the road, and call...

Symposium presentations

Drs. Robert Morecraft and Da-Qing Yang, professors of basic biomedical sciences at the Sanford School of Medicine of The University of South Dakota, recently presented at the Spinal Cord / Traumatic Brain Injury...

The Simple Things: Giving Thanks For Life

(WCCO) Pause for a moment to ponder some of the basics of life we may take for granted -- like walking or just being able to move our hands. A couple from Eagan knows how...

Here’s what works to prevent bedsores

Q: My father developed some serious bedsores while he was in the hospital after surgery. Why do bedsores occur, and can they be prevented? A: Bedsores can be painful, and sometimes even deadly. Two-thirds of...

Ameristar Mourns Death of Chairman and Ceo Craig H. Neilsen

BOARD OF DIRECTORS IMPLEMENTS MANAGEMENT SUCCESSION PLAN Las Vegas, Nev., Nov. 20, 2006 - Ameristar Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq-GS: ASCA) is saddened to announce the death of Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and majority shareholder Craig H....