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Monthly Archives: January 2009

Paralyzed Plano man survived 54 years, inspired others

The doctors didn't expect Don Harrington to survive the 1954 car accident that left him a quadriplegic. Then the medical wisdom of the day...

Paralysed rats ‘cured’ using stem cell treatment

Lab rats with spinal cord injuries have been treated with adult stem cells to reverse their paralysis according to a new study. So-called progenitor stem...

Paraplegic raising funds

Fenelon Falls resident praises support of association More than six years ago, a single moment changed Matt Hughes' life forever. In August 2002, Hughes was involved...

NeuroMetrix of Waltham ponies up $350K for Cyberkinetics IP

Medical device company NeuroMetrix Inc. has paid $350,000 to buy intellectual property and technology from Foxborough- based neurostimulation device maker Cyberkinetics Neurotechnology Systems Inc....

American attitudes to stem-cell therapies are changing fast

Can I serve you now? FOR the past eight years, America’s government has declined to fund new research into one of the world’s most promising...

A homecoming to remember

It was a homecoming to remember as Central welcomed back J. Johnson and honored him as the school’s basketball king on Friday night. It was...

How retired Formula 1 hero David Coulthard now devotes his spare time to charity

SCOTS Formula 1 hero David Coulthard is used to life in the fast lane. And three months after retiring from racing, he's showing no...

Stem cells used to reverse paralysis in animals

New study found transplantation of stem cells reverses paralysis in laboratory tests Valencia, Spain – A new study has found that transplantation of stem cells...

Air Bags, Seat Belts Important In Preventing Spine Fractures

In 2007, there were over 6 million motor vehicle accidents in the United States, and of those, 2.5 million were injured and more than...

Human Stem Cell Research Gains Grounds in the US

Stem cell research is making another step to the future in the United States. Geron Corp, a California-based company has won the Food and...