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Monthly Archives: August 2007

HealthFirst – Spinal cord injuries

UNDATED (WJRT) - When it comes to getting people moving again after spinal injuries, timing may be key. HealthFirst reporter Leslie LoBue says new research shows that when a patient has surgery could play a...

Wheelchairs roll, and rock: Spinal injury patients offer help to live life kingsize

New Delhi, August 29:* Nekram Upadhyay is 34, suffers from polio, walks with a crutch, and has won the prestigious Ford Fellowship. * Dr Tomasz Tasiemski lost sensation in limbs after an accident, is wheelchair-bound,...

Arts Alliance America to release Reeve documentary

Portion of DVD revenue to be given to foundation Arts Alliance America in November will release Hope in Motion, a two-part documentary on Christopher Reeve and his struggle with paralysis. Directed by Reeve’s son, Matthew,...

The Stem Cell Summit

The climate is changing for stem cell research -- for the better! Stem cell research represents the universal hope for healing and the political climate is changing for those seeking cures through revolutionary medicine....

Stem-cell therapy: Cure or hoax in China?

'Some get miracles'; others are skeptical The website for Beike Biotechnology bursts with stories that can only be categorized as medical miracles: a Paraplegic can move his legs again; a man with muscular dystrophy can...

Treatment Advocates Plan Run

One year ago, Robert Wall couldn’t walk. The former New Jersey resident and computer programmer was injured in August 2005 when he mistakenly dove into shallow water near Rehoboth, Del. The impact damaged his spinal...

Patient Power – Medical Information and Resources

Patient Power is dedicated to helping you and your loved ones gain theknowledge needed to make the smartest choices about your health as youseek to fight back against a serious health concern. Thankfully,tremendous progress...

Indian origin researcher finds seatbelts increase serious injury risk in kids

Washington : Indian origin researcher Harsh Grewal and colleagues at Temple University have found that ill-fitting seatbelts increase the risk of serious injury particularly spinal cord injury to children involved in car accidents. As part...

Resident says city is balking on wheelchair ramp promise

Pamela Bell has been disabled for more than three years. When a spinal cord injury eventually made the Jacksonville resident wheelchair bound a year and a half ago, Bell found herself living in an apartment...

Goal Driven

Despite challenges, Lindsay Heimkes still making strides FILER - In 2006, Lindsay Heimkes joined the ranks of the more than 11,000 spinal cord injury cases that hospitals across the country see each year. But don't count...