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Monthly Archives: February 2007

Study: Spinal cord can repair itself

BALTIMORE, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- U.S. scientists say they have disproved the long-held theory that the spinal cord is incapable of repairing itself. The Johns...

Designers roll out their latest lines: Chic wheelchairs

If you can't stand up, stand out. That has been Marilyn Hamilton's motto ever since she was paralyzed from the waist down in a hang-gliding...

Human Stem Cell Transplants Repair Rat Spinal Cords

Science Daily — Human nerve stem cells transplanted into rats' damaged spinal cords have survived, grown and in some cases connected with the rats'...

Local Surfing Community Supports UC San Diego’s Spinal Cord Regeneration Research

Newswise — With unsteady hands, San Diego resident and surfing enthusiast, Tony Mezzadri handed over an oversized check in the amount of $17,000 to...

GRAViTONUS Gaming System For Quadriplegics

Any person with physical disabilities is entitled to active interaction with all aspects of social life, independent personal life, self-determination, freedom of choice, as...

Stem-Cell Refugees

Yanks are flocking to China for therapy August, 2002. Chuck Melton, a burly 24-year-old factory worker, is living a good life in southern Illinois. He...

Crash survivor learning to breathe on his own

ROY -- Braden Howe tells jokes, surfs the Internet and makes goo-goo eyes at his nephew, Carter, who squirms and giggles at his uncle's...

Paralyzed Stanley teen vows to walk again

STANLEY -- Kayla Spano's bedroom mirrors that of most other teenage girls. Keepsakes such as homecoming corsages and cheerleading memorabilia crowd the built-in shelves, and...

Augie swimmer survives broken neck

In watching Ramsey Vens dive off the starting blocks at Augustana College in preparation for the CCIW championship now under way, it’s hard to...

Robotic Exoskeleton Replaces Muscle Work

Science Daily — A robotic exoskeleton controlled by the wearer's own nervous system could help users regain limb function, which is encouraging news for...