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Monthly Archives: September 2007

Is saline a solution for spine injuries?

Lowering body temperature may aid in recovery Emergency crews may one day have a potent new weapon against spinal-cord injuries -- the one used on the Buffalo Bills' Kevin Everett after a tackle seemed...

Recent injuries highlight hazards of the game

Heading into week four and putting a quarter of the regular season in the books for most teams, there have two major neck injuries in the NFL. Buffalo Bills backup tight end Kevin Everett and...

Woman happy with progress after Chinese spinal surgery

Christan Zaccagnino awoke at Xishan Hospital near Beijing with a roaring headache. The 24-year-old Port Chester woman had just endured two hours of spinal cord surgery. Doctors transplanted cells above and below the spot in...

Killings walks at practice after spine injury

HOUSTON (AP) -- Houston Texans defensive tackle Cedric Killings surprised his teammates by walking into practice Friday, just five days after fracturing a vertebra in his neck. Killings wore a neck brace and had a...

Paralyzed Golfer Gets High-Tech Help

Golf Tournament Raises Money For Spinal Cord Patients STOW, Mass. -- Spinal cord injuries can be debilitating, but a Norwood man said recreation is still possible, and in some cases, vital. NewsCenter 5's Pam Cross reported...

Red Bull-backed Wings For Life Spinal Cord Research Foundation Comes To America

It happens every 41 minutes: somebody in the U.S. sustains a spinal cord injury. This epidemic, which affects more than 2.5 million people worldwide, including 300,000 Americans, has yet to become a focus of...

A chill down the spine

The quick and cooling treatment of Buffalo Bills' Kevin Everett spurs interest in its use in spinal cord injuries. Buffalo Bills tight end Kevin Everett's remarkable progress after a recent spinal injury has ignited hopes...

Transplants Using Adult Bone Marrow Stem Cells Restore Functions for Spinal Cord Injury Patients

PrimeCell Therapeutics Provides Research Support Preliminary Results Involving 38 Patients Presented at 2007 Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PrimeCell(TM) Therapeutics LLC http://www.primegenbiotech.com/pg08/) today announced that it provided research support and pre-clinical studies for...

South Gwinnett player suffers spinal injury

A South Gwinnett High School football player underwent a second surgery Monday morning after suffering a spinal cord injury in a game last week that left him unable to walk. He has been identified in...

Bills TE Everett Continuing to Improve

Bills TE Kevin Everett Continues to Improve, Lifting His Right Arm and Sitting Up in Bed HOUSTON- Kevin Everett made more significant strides over the weekend in his recovery from a life-threatening spinal cord injury....