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Monthly Archives: April 2007

Catheter for Spinal Injuries

Astra Tech's LoFricÒ Hydro-Kit™ II Catheter is suitable for people with spinal injuries. LoFricÒ Hydro-Kit™ II is a small, flexible and discreet catheter kit that comes folded. Patients can use LoFricÒ Hydro-Kit™ II anywhere,...

Reaching her goal one step at a time

Most of the citizens of Barrhead and surrounding communities know the Preugschas family. Whether it was through their kids being involved in sports and 4-H, or through the family's pig farm out in Bloomsbury,...

Student remembered for overcoming disability, positive outlook on life

Kristen Smith, a family studies senior, stood in the sun in the New North courtyard remembering her friend Michael Brent. "We always sat outside and talked about all the things we had in common," Smith...

Cyberkinetics Provides Andara(TM) OFS(TM) Therapy for Spanish Motorcycle Racer with Spinal Cord Injury

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cyberkinetics Neurotechnology Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: CYKN; "Company"; "Cyberkinetics"), announced that the Company provided its Andara(TM) Oscillating Field Stimulator (OFS(TM)) System to a Spanish motorcycle racer who recently suffered a spinal cord injury...

Stanford scientists make major breakthrough in regenerative medicine

Findings described in a new study by Stanford scientists may be the first step toward a major revolution in human regenerative medicine—a future where advanced organ damage can be repaired by the body itself....

How about a head and neck helmet?

Like a battering ram, the helmeted dummy crashes headfirst into the steel plate at 13 mph -- barely the speed of a bicycle. But the crunch of impact makes St. Louis University biomechanist Jack Engsberg...

Spinal cord patients get pampered

Being a teenage girl is difficult. Being a teenage girl with a spinal cord injury is even tougher. Just going to the mall with your girlfriends to try on cute clothes can be a logistical...

Simple Injection Shows Promise for Treating Paralysis

Paralyzed lab rodents with spinal cord injuries apparently regained some ability to walk six weeks after a simple injection of biodegradable soap-like molecules that helped nerves regenerate. The research could have implications for humans with...

Nanotechnology offers hope for treating spinal cord injuries, diabetes and Parkinson’s disease

Science of tomorrow promises to alleviate suffering from intractable ailments of today WASHINGTON, DC -- Imagine a world where damaged organs in your body—kidneys, liver, heart—can be stimulated to heal themselves. Envision people tragically paralyzed...

Disabled Entrepreneur Nominated for New Mobility Magazine

A successful businessman with spinal cord injury is nominated as one of Top Ten Business People for national wheelchair-based publication. Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) April 23, 2007 -- New Mobility magazine, a publication addressing...