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Monthly Archives: January 2008

Injured Spinal Cord: Rewire Nerves?

Rewiring healthy nerves may offer a new way to increase the odds of walking again after spinal cord injuries. A new study shows rewiring nerve fibers near the injury site allowed mice to walk again...

Researchers ask: Is China the sleeping giant of biotech?

PARIS (AFP) — China's biotech sector accounts for just a sliver of its pharmaceutical industry and operates under the cloud of a massive review of licenses issued under a regulator executed last year for...

Mice walk again after spinal cord injuries

SCIENTISTS have figured out how mice can regain some ability to walk after spinal cord injuries, and hope this insight can lead to a new approach to restoring function in people paralysed by similar...

Community’s kindness pours out to injured athlete

Three days before Christmas — and three months and two days after suffering a debilitating spinal cord injury on the South Gwinnett High School football field — Arquevious Crane came home. He came home to...

Scientists restore walking after spinal cord injury

Spinal cord damage blocks the routes that the brain uses to send messages to the nerve cells that control walking. Until now, doctors believed that the only way for injured patients to walk again...

China Offers Unproven Medical Treatments

BEIJING (AP) — They're paralyzed from diving accidents and car crashes, disabled by Parkinson's, or blind. With few options available at home in America, they search the Internet for experimental treatments — and often...

Desperate Americans seek unproven cell treatments in China

BEIJING (AP) - They're paralyzed from diving accidents and car crashes, disabled by Parkinson's, or blind. With few options available at home in America, they search the Internet for experimental treatments _ and often...

VA To Add Spinal Cord Injury Center

Syracuse (WSYR-TV) - The Syracuse VA Hospital is on the verge of a $78 million upgrade, complete with new technology and a six story addition. At the center of the project will be a brand...