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Monthly Archives: January 2009

U.S. approves first human embryonic stem cell study

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first human trials of human embryonic stem cell research, authorizing...

Paralyzed race car driver applauds FDA stem cell approval

Indianapolis - It could be a major step forward for stem cell research and patients paralyzed with spinal cord injuries. An American biotech company...

FDA has approved Embryonic Stem Cell Research

The FDA has approved the first use of embryonic stem cells to treat humans. It's never been done before in the United States, but...

UCI behind world’s first embryonic stem cell study in humans

FDA approves Geron Corp. clinical trial for spinal cord injury treatment Irvine, Calif., Jan. 23, 2009 A therapy developed at UC Irvine that made paralyzed...

Young men dominate spinal injuries

YOUNG Australian men dominate a register of major spinal injuries, with road accidents the main cause. Men aged 15 to 24 accounted for the most...

Hope for Restoring Injured Nerves

Biologists ID Gene, Pathway for Nerve Regeneration in Worms University of Utah scientists identified a worm gene that is essential for damaged nerve cells to...

Man adjusts to life change

A Sunday afternoon bike ride last Father’s day dramatically changed the life of Joe Groh forever. While riding in Grapevine, Groh came around a curve...

Look before you dive

THE dangers of diving into shallow water have been highlighted with a timely warning from Health Minister Daniel Andrews. Announcing funding for a new X-ray...

Langevin sees new hope for stem cell work

Because of the spinal cord injury he suffered in an accidental shooting in 1980, U.S. Rep. James R. Langevin not only uses a wheelchair,...

Treatment center opening for paralyzed vets

Disabled veterans will soon have a place where they can get help when re-entering the job market following a life-altering injury. The Paralyzed Veterans of...