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Monthly Archives: November 2007

Stem cells target paralysis

Neuralstem Inc., the tiny Rockville biotech whose human stem cells have helped paralyzed rats walk again, is poised to launch its first trials on severe spinal cord conditions in humans. The 11-year-old company is finally...

More travel abroad for stem cell therapy

Procedures banned in U.S. offer disabled hope Six years after a car accident left Jeni Rummelt paralyzed from the waist down, she is traveling to Moscow for a treatment aimed at helping her walk again. Rummelt,...

Restorative Therapies Announces FDA Clearance of Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) Arm Cycling

Restorative Therapies, Inc., a designer of medical devices providing clinic and in-home restoration therapy, today announced FDA clearance of Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) Arm Cycling as part of its successful medical device, the RT300,...

Human embryonic stem-cell work must go on, says researcher

A top scientist using stem cells from human embryos to cure disease and repair injuries will proceed with his work, he said in Tucson on Tuesday, despite a recent breakthrough showing the controversial embryos...

Wheelchair Nation

Every 41 minutes another person sustainsa spinal cord injury. Without a doubt, one of the most debilitating andlife-altering events comes as a result of spinal cord injuries. Adjusting to aspinal cord injury can be...

Corzine right on stem-cell pursuit

If the negative vote on stem-cell research was because of a reluctance to spend more taxpayer dollars, it was most unfortunate. I commend Gov. Corzine for promoting this research despite the vote, because doing...

Ameristar Workplace Giving Campaign Yields Over $3 Million for Local Communities

Astounding 85 Percent Workplace Giving Rate- Contributions Up 23 Percent This Year- Ameristar Council Bluffs, Iowa Receives Special Award LAS VEGAS, Nov. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In a remarkable demonstration of philanthropic generosity, Team Members from...

Stem cell breakthrough could avoid ethical concerns

Advocates on both sides of the ethically charged debate over human embryonic stem cells hailed two breakthrough studies unveiled Tuesday that suggested simple human skin cells might one day lead to a vast array...

Road to independence

St. Teresa man recovering from spinal cord injury suffered in car accident Michael Curran is inching his way back to independence. Curran, 32, of St. Teresa says his busy recovery road since enduring a spinal cord...

Everett leaves hospital 10 weeks after injury

Bills tight end Kevin Everett has been released from a Houston hospital to resume his next phase of rehab, 10 weeks since sustaining a severe spinal cord injury. "While this news is a significant milestone...