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Monthly Archives: April 2009

One Degree of Separation: Paralysis and Spinal Cord Injury in the United States

According to a study initiated by the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, there are nearly 1 in 50 people living with paralysis -- approximately...

More are paralyzed in U.S. than previously thought

About 5.6 million Americans have some degree of paralysis — far more than previously thought, according to the findings of a telephone survey released...

Local veteran isn’t letting paralysis keep him down

Recent trip to winter sports clinic just one way man keeps active Shawn Ritchhart always thought of himself as kind of a loner. However, after...

The quest for a cure: Stem cells’ potential for 10 vexing illnesses

With President Barack Obama's recent lifting of the ban on federal funding for embryonic stem cell research, scientists now have new prospects for developing...

Avon Lake grad fights through spinal cord injury

Avon Lake High School grad Keith Concar wanted to help the victims of Hurricane Katrina, but while volunteering near New Orleans in 2006, he...

Researcher use brain interface to post to Twitter

In early April, Adam Wilson posted a status update on the social networking Web site Twitter - just by thinking about it. Just 23 characters...

US lifts some restrictions on embryonic stem cells

When President Barack Obama eased limits on taxpayer-funded embryonic stem cell research, the big question became how far scientists could go. Friday, the government...

High school seniors with disabilities get helping hand in job market

David Renz works as a manager at Ownbey Enterprises even though he uses a wheelchair because of a spinal cord injury from a fall...

Nonprofit to Open Florida Facility for Spinal Cord Injury Patients

Patient necessity in southeast US affects innovative center SANFORD, FL – A promising new resource with a proven methodology of recovery is now available for...

Magnesium efficacy in a rat spinal cord injury model Laboratory investigation

Object: Magnesium has been shown to have neuroprotective properties in short-term spinal cord injury (SCI) studies. The authors evaluated the efficacy of magnesium, methylprednisolone,...