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Monthly Archives: February 2007

Cyberkinetics asks to sell device to heal spinal injury

FOXBORO, Mass. – Cyberkinetics Neurotechnology Systems Inc. (OTCBB: CYKN) today announced it has applied to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for permission to...

Centocor Successor’s Goal: Stem-Cell Treatments

PHILADELPHIA _ Not in her wildest dreams did Anne Faulkner Schoemaker imagine she would one day run the small Malvern, Pa., company on the...

Stem cell agency awards millions

20 state universities, labs – including UC Irvine – share nearly $45 million. BURLINGAME -- California's stem cell agency on Friday doled out nearly $45...

McKenzie man heads to China for stem cell treatment

McKENZIE - It may be a long shot, but Craig and Sheila Willis believe it's worth taking for the chance that he might one...

‘I think Allison will walk again’

Dr. John Kessler was working in his office when he received word his daughter, Allison, had been seriously hurt in a skiing accident. Kessler is...

Skiing for all

WILLISTON -- It has been about a year since a spinal cord injury resulting from a snowboarding accident left Eric Rose in a wheelchair....

Paralyzed men can be fathers

CHICAGO -- In the weeks following the car accident that left him paralyzed below the waist, Geoff Luther was haunted by worries that he’d...

Freak accident changes life

Breathing becomes a challenge for avid amateur athlete who fractured his neck Victor Van den Boomen used to swim, bike and run hundreds of miles...

‘Smart Bladder’ Technology Could Help Paralyzed

FRIDAY, Feb. 16 (HealthDay News) -- Duke University researchers say they've moved a step closer in their efforts to develop a "smart bladder pacemaker"...

‘Smart’ prosthetics: restoring independence to people with disabilities

People with paralysis can stand and move without a wheelchair. They can operate computers to read email and play video games. Brown University neuroscientist...