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Monthly Archives: August 2008

The Mealtime Partner Dining System

Mealtime Partners, Inc. provides assistive technology to facilitate independent eating and drinking for those who are unable to use their hands/arms to perform these tasks independently.

New U.S. Medicare Policy Encourages Healthier Approach to Bladder Management and Catheter Use

Coloplast supports critical change in Catheter guidelines giving consumers choices, cutting healthcare costs and reducing exposure to bacteria MINNEAPOLIS, Aug 11, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- People using intermittent catheters no longer need to re-use their...

Everett taking nothing for granted

Coloplast supports critical change in Catheter guidelines giving consumers choices, cutting healthcare costs and reducing exposure to bacteria MINNEAPOLIS, Aug 11, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- People using intermittent catheters no longer need to re-use their...

Pneumatics Provide Tight Position Control

Spinal cord injury (SCI) has potentially devastating consequences. As of June 2006, over 253,000 people in the U.S. had structural or Functional issues related to spinal cord injuries. Evaluation of spinal implant devices requires...

NBer cycles for spinal injuries

Brother's accident prompts cross-Canada bicycle tre SAINT JOHN - Last year, Tracadie-Sheila resident Vernon Brideau was thrown from the ATV he was driving after hitting a pothole. He broke his spine in three places, severed...

Disaboom.com

Disaboom.com is a dynamic, interactive online community for people with disabilities and those whose lives they touch. It combines disability-related health and lifestyles information with an engaging, member-driven community of personal profiles, blogs, forums...

Defying Western Science, Chinese Biotech Pursues Untested Stem Cell Therapy

Although Beike Biotechnology's promising stem cell treatment is unproven, patients are paying to receive the treatment in China. Pursuing a controversial medical procedure that shows great promise but hasn't been validated by clinical trials, a...

Paraplegic Instructional Driving Video

Colin Buchanan driving an adaptive vehicle, T4 paraplegic.

Superman and his wife: Washington, Conn., author’s book details the inspiring lives of Christopher...

Christopher Reeve was allergic to horses. It is one of the stunning ironies in a life filled with them. Among them: He would likely not have been remembered in iconic terms had his life not...

Up-to-minute techniques may let paraplegic walk

Utah woman works hard daily to escape from wheelchair Four years ago, Maggie Anderson's spine was crushed when the minivan she was riding in hit black ice, flipped and landed on her. Anderson will forever...