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Monthly Archives: January 2007

First Products Derived From Human Embryonic Stem Cells

Aruna Biomedical, Inc. Announces Technology Licensing Agreement to Commercialize the First Products Derived From Human Embryonic Stem Cells ATHENS, Ga., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Aruna Biomedical, Inc., announced today that it has entered into a...

More than $1.3 million for people with spinal injuries

The Queensland Government will provide more than $1.3 million to help people who have acquired spinal cord injuries to return from Rehabilitation to community life. Disability Services Minister Warren Pitt said the funding would...

BIKER BACK HOME SIX MONTHS AFTER CRASH

Biker Steve Booker has been discharged from Sheffield Hospital spinal unit six months after he broke his neck in a Superstocks qualifying accident at Snetterton in Norfolk. Steve Booker is making a steady recovery...

Newport High School graduate recovering from December snowboarding accident

Graduate of Newport High School and former Newport resident Luis Acosta was injured in a snowboarding accident at Mount Hood Ski Bowl Dec. 8, 2006. Early that Friday morning, Acosta, who had been to...

Thinking With The Spinal Cord?

Two scientists from the University of Copenhagen have demonstrated that the spinal cord use network mechanisms similar to those used in the brain. The discovery is featured in the current issue of Science. The...

Golden gains wheelchair access

The efforts of a handful of racers and organizers are helping make Golden a better place to live for people in wheelchairs. Funds raised at last June’s fourth annual Rick Hansen Wheels in Motion event...

What’s the difference between a paraplegic and a quadriplegic?

What's the difference between a Paraplegic and a quadriplegic? Spinal cord injuries occur when there's damage to the spinal cord. The result is loss of function, usually in mobility or feeling. Severe injuries that occur...

19-year old woman paralyzed in sledding accident

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah - Sledding accidents sent hundreds of people to the emergency room last year, most of them children, and a sledding accident last month in American Fork Canyon forever changed the...

Cost of rehab puts limits on patients

CORTNEY HOFFMAN'S CHALLENGE: She pushes for independence Whether she's tired or not, Cortney Hoffman wakes up before dawn, three days a week, to make the one-hour trip to the Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan in Detroit...

Minister severely injured in swimming accident

GRAND RAPIDS -- Josh Buck, pastor at Greenhouse Ministries in Grand Rapids, was one hour into a Cancun vacation with his wife and another couple from the church when he decided to go...