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Monthly Archives: November 2007

Spinal Cord Injury Persons Go Scuba Diving

Spinal cord injury persons enjoy scuba diving.

Developing Drugs To Limit Massive Cell Death After Spinal Cord Injury

ScienceDaily (Nov. 12, 2007) — Neurons die en masse when the spinal cord is injured or when a person suffers a stroke. Researchers of the Max Delbrueck Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC) Berlin-Buch, Germany,...

New Technology Can Be Operated By Thought

ScienceDaily (Nov. 9, 2007) — Neuroscientists have significantly advanced brain-machine interface (BMI) technology to the point where severely handicapped people who cannot contract even one leg or arm muscle now can independently compose and...

New Clinical Trials Could Open ‘Golden Era’ In Spinal Cord Injury And ALS Research

ScienceDaily (Nov. 9, 2007) — New experimental therapies are being -- or soon may be -- tested in clinical trials that could open the doors to a "golden era" for research to improve the...

Acorda Therapeutics CEO Inducted into Spinal Cord Injury Hall of Fame

HAWTHORNE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Acorda Therapeutics, Inc.® (Nasdaq:ACOR) today announced that Ron Cohen, M.D., its President and CEO, has been inducted into the SCI Hall of Fame™ in the Corporate Executive category. Formed by the National...

Quick action key with neck injuries

This is the second article in a three-part series about head and neck injuries in football and how prepared local sports programs are in preventing and responding to such injuries. As loud as 70,000-plus screaming...

Woman battles back from spinal cord injury

A San Antonio woman has made a remarkable recovery from an accident that could have left her bedridden. Her story of recovery is nothing short of a miracle and an inspiration to the medical professionals...

This is about finding cures, not cloning humans

AS I SEE IT: This is about finding cures, not cloning humans I am a bit perplexed as to who Cures Without Cloning is actually representing. Missourians have already banned the cloning of human beings. They...

Woodford swim star’s plans derailed

AFTER ACCIDENT, HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR SEES VICTORY IN SMALLER STROKES VERSAILLES --For Dusty Hicks, senior year was going to be huge. Other kids may get hyped about prom or graduation parties. In his final year...

PROBLEMS PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED ATHLETES FACE

The number of physically impaired athletes, who includes wheelchair athletes, amputees, and athletes with cerebral palsy, visual impaired and intellectually impaired athletes has substantially increased over the years. Physically challenged athletes have similar injury rates...