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Monthly Archives: July 2008

On a roll for spinal cord research

Four Paraplegic men are literally pushing themselves across the country in a bid to raise $10 million for promising spinal cord injury research at McMaster University. The four athletes, aged 43 to 65, have journeyed...

Good News & Bad News-Reeve Paralysis Act

Dear fellow advocates- Here at U2FP, we have good news and bad news. The bad news first-Yet again, the CDRPA did not pass into law. The good news? It came closer than we knew was...

Canine Companions reaches out to disabled vets

OCEANSIDE ---- A former Marine Corps reservist disabled by a spinal cord injury says many similarly injured troops he talks to are reluctant to apply for assistance dogs. "They still have that warrior mentality," said...

Published Study Shows Oxycyte Successfully Reduces Oxygen Shortages in a Spinal Cord Injury Model

COSTA MESA, Calif., Jul 30, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. OXBO today announced that a study to be published in the August 2008 edition of the "Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine" demonstrates...

Pressure mapping system identifies right cushion to prevent sores for wheelchair users

A new pressure mapping system at Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital that helps clinicians determine the suitability of a wheelchair cushion is making life a little easier for people with spinal cord injuries, including Douglas Bartling...

Quadriplegic Musician’s Lifestyle

Quadriplegic Musician's Lifestyle (Part 1) Quadriplegic Musician's Lifestyle (Part 2) Quadriplegic Musicians Lifestyle (Part 3) YouTube Message: These videos are no longer available because the YouTube account associated with this video has been terminated due to multiple third-party...

Overseas treatment risky

Stem cell procedures lack evidence PHILADELPHIA — In February, Marcela DeVivo took her baby son to the Dominican Republic and paid $30,000 to have him injected with blood stem cells from aborted fetuses. Nathan, who turns...

Fund-raiser will help injured student find more independence – with a converted van

GODFREY - Kelly Dorris' life has changed over the last two years - but it certainly hasn't stopped. After experiencing a severe spinal cord injury two years ago, Kelly, now 22, was determined to continue...

Community Participation after Spinal Cord Injury

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nI4rrTYKmvE This Photovoice project is the result of 10 people with spinal cord injury photographing issues of accessibility of the community around Charleston, SC. We plan to use these pictures to educate the public and...

Clinton woman to get stem cell transplant in China

Sonya Watson hasn't walked since a terrifying wreck left her a quadriplegic, but she still dreams of getting out of her wheelchair. This week, those dreams will take her to the other side of the...