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Monthly Archives: June 2007

Viability Of Cord Blood In Treating Malignant Diseases

Having the capability of creating life-forming cells, cord blood has emerged as one of the most extraordinary discoveries in the past 2 decades. The process of cord blood banking is a highly specialized procedure...

Snoopy’s home with family

Snoopy, the Labrador retriever whose ability to walk was threatened when he was hit by a car, is back home with Jay and Julie Snider and their three children. And he’s walking. “He’s able to run,”...

VA Boosts Services and Research in Spinal Cord Injury

(Media-Newswire.com) - MILWAUKEE – During a ground-breaking ceremony today for a world-class facility for spinal cord injuries, Secretary of Veterans Affairs Jim Nicholson committed the Department of Veterans Affairs ( VA ) to expand...

Group promotes outdoor adventures for the disabled

LEWISVILLE LAKE -- Nine-year-old Joshua Vandiver stood in a folding chair so he could see at the helm of a 70-foot catamaran on Lewisville Lake on Sunday morning. "He's such a natural," said the boat's...

Trials on spine injuries

VICTORIANS with severe spinal cord injuries may become part of an international clinical trials to confirm embryonic stem cells can help them walk again. Leading neurobiologist Professor Hans Keirstead, in Australia this week for an...

Letting nothing get in his way

Doctors said he couldn't race, but veteran didn't give up GARLAND – Quintin Stephens has won more than 300 medals and has held seven national records. He spots his opponents 20 or 30 years. But it's his...

The Daniel Heumann Fund for Spinal Cord Research Joins the Christopher and Dana Reeve...

Heumann Appointed Member of Foundation Leadership Board SHORT HILLS, N.J., /PRNewswire/ -- The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation (CDRF) today announced that Daniel Heumann and his foundation, the Daniel Heumann Fund for Spinal Cord Research--a...

Violence taxes Baghdad’s spinal injury hospital

Some patients wait a year to get only such care in the city Baghdad -- Mohammed Abdul Hussein moans as he tries to shift his limp body across a bed in a stultifyingly hot hospital...

Paralyzed woman hopes to walk again

ASPEN — Fifteen years ago when Amanda Boxtel crossed her ski tips at Snowmass Ski Area, she somersaulted and landed hard, severely injuring four Vertebrae. She knew instantly she was paralyzed from the waist...

President Bush Ignores America’s Plea For Support Of Stem Cell Research

Washington - The following statement may be attributed to Sean Tipton, president, Coalition for the Advancement of Medical Research (CAMR): "In the face of spiraling health care costs, President Bush once again used the stroke...