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Monthly Archives: February 2007

Beware the chair

Travis Oldhouser proves Quad rugby isn't for the scared, soft or squeamish PHILADELPHIA - Metal slammed into metal in the middle of the gym. Bodies jolted. Spectators winced. And players smiled devilish, satisfied smiles. This was practice for...

Doctors treat spinal cord injury with stem cell therapy

Doctors at a hospital here have claimed they successfully used stem cell therapy to enable a 25-year-old man, who injured his spinal cord in a fall in July last year, to walk normally again. This...

Senate OKs stem-cell study

Despite its current financial crisis, the Illinois Senate voted Friday to approve grant funding for embryonic and adult stem-cell research. Senate Bill 4, which passed 35-23, creates the Stem-Cell Research and Human Cloning Prohibition Act....

Court approves $13.55M personal injury settlement against Boeing and others over Iraq Apache Longbow...

Beltran v. Chadwick Helmuth, et al., Case No.CV 05-6344-R (JTLx) LOS ANGELES--Panish Shea & Boyle LLP announces today the United States District Court in Los Angeles, California approved the largest known settlement for two military...

Scientists Produce Neurons From Human Skin

ScienceDaily - Scientists from Université Laval's Faculty of Medicine have succeeded in producing neurons in vitro using stem cells extracted from adult human skin. This is the first time such an advanced state of...

Zablocki Medical Center to get federal funds for spinal unit

Milwaukee's Zablocki VA Medical Center will receive $32.5 million for a new Spinal Cord Injury Unit (SCI) under the federal Continuing Appropriations Resolution for fiscal 2007. Zablocki Medical Center is the only U.S....

Top Spinal Cord Danger For Kids: Crashes

(WebMD) Motor vehicle accidents are the top cause of spinal cord injury in kids, a new study shows. The researchers urge kids to wear seat belts to help prevent such injuries. "Motor vehicle accidents are...

Firm takes giant step

FOXBORO - Patients with acute spinal cord injuries could regain partial movement and sensation with the first step of what could be a giant leap forward in Star Trek-like technologies designed to regenerate nerves. Cyberkinetics...

I need help in getting something so I can use my computer. Can...

I'm a C3-C5 Quadriplegic with very little movement. If your able to move your head there are a few products to choose from... Here is what I use... I use a "Headmaster" to move my mouse....

Stem-cell legislation a turning point for Iowa

In the next few days, the Iowa General Assembly will have the opportunity of a generation: It can improve the quality of life for tens of thousands of Iowans by passing the Iowa Stem...