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Daily Archives: March 27, 2007

Committee passes dueling bills on stem cell research

TALLAHASSEE -- Florida lawmakers tackled the issue of stem-cell research Tuesday facing the same question that dominates a national debate: Should taxpayers fund research that involves destroying human embryos? That question played the key role...

Paralyzed teen forced to reset goals

PORT ST. LUCIE — Seventeen-year-old Tiffany Przenkop saw her friend screaming from under the dashboard and flames shooting from under the hood when she realized she couldn't move. She saw a passing trucker put out...

Wheels in Motion ready to roll

Rick Hansen event raises funds for spinal cord injuries and research Powell River's third annual Rick Hansen Wheels in Motion takes place from 10 am to 1 pm, on Sunday, June 10 at the Powell...

Spinal injury patient shows improvement

Chandigarh, March 28: A spinal cord injury victim who was a subject of stem cell experimentation at PGI has shown tremendous progress, doctors said today. Uggar Sain had undergone surgery and after adequate decompression...

Increase in spinal cord injury noted

The number of spinal cord injuries among the older population has increased dramatically over the last three decades. Falls are a leading cause of spinal cord injury and this is becoming particularly true for the...