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Monthly Archives: February 2007

New hope for spinal cord injury patients

ISLAMABAD: Tiny nerves taken from the rib cage, fortified with a powerful growth inducer and transplanted in the spinal cord significantly reversed paralysis in rats with spinal cord injuries. That’s the finding of a study...

Canada’s New Government Commits New Funding to the Rick Hansen Foundation in Its Drive...

Prime Minister Harper celebrates 20th Anniversary of Rick Hansen's Man In Motion World Tour with commitment to SCI Translational Research Network Ottawa, Ontario Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced that Canada’s New Government intends to provide...

Feds announce funding for spinal cord research

Prime Minister Stephen Harper has announced $30 million over five years that will fund spinal cord injury research and Rehabilitation. The money will go towards the Spinal Cord Injury Translational Research Network, which was established...

Basile’s Hands-On Approach

Relaunched Web site for Determined2heal offers a wealth of advice to those with spinal injuries, and the Potomac man behind it is thinking big. Two days before the expected launch of his nonprofit’s revamped Web...

Australian Scientists Developing Spinal Cord Implant

Sydney, Australia (AHN) - The creator of the bionic ear is working on an idea involving a spinal cord implant that would be a lifesavior for paraplegics by helping them walk again. The implant...

Scientists craft embryonic stem cell ethics rules

New international guidelines on human embryonic stem cell research called for close scrutiny of scientists and clear consent from people donating cells, but did not settle the issue of paying women who donate eggs. The...