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Monthly Archives: April 2009

A Father’s Quest to Cure His Daughter

Stem cell research has been getting a lot of attention lately. Last month, President Obama lifted the Bush administration’s strict limits on human embryonic stem cell research.

Inspiring Hope for Those with Spinal Cord Injuries

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BBGFo5IgAHo A background on Michael-Ryan's story, the work of his Foundation, and the mission: to build a level of awareness of and philanthropic support for those with spinal cord injuries, enabling access to a range...

Spinal patient spins a comeback

Therapy "a 24/7 job": Ten years after a skiing accident, Leah Potts stays driven. Ten years ago, Leah Potts was a patient at Craig Hospital, after a skiing accident that broke her neck and damaged...

PossAbilities participating in the Run Through Redlands

For the second straight year, the Run Through Redlands is teaming up with PossAbilities to welcome wheelchair athletes to the events. A community outreach program developed by the Loma Linda University East Campus, PossAbilities aims...

Magnesium Improves Function After Spinal Cord Injury

Improves motor function and spares white matter MONDAY, April 13 (HealthDay News) -- Magnesium treatment shortly after spinal cord injury in rats improves motor function and spares white matter, according to study findings published in...

Quadriplegic lawyer from Thunder Bay, Ont., reaches North Pole

A lawyer from the northern Ontario city of Thunder Bay has become the first known quadriplegic to reach the North Pole. David Shannon, 46, who was paralyzed after a spinal-cord injury, reached the frosty destination...

Wearable robotic suit could help disabled to walk

Cyborg-type exoskeleton for use after strokes, spinal cord injuries A Japanese company has created a robotic exoskeleton that is designed to help make disabled people mobile again, enabling them to stand up, walk and even...

Learning to live a new kind of life

Gothenburg teen with spinal cord injury learns about change She’s paralyzed from her belly button to her toes but Aubrey Freeze was more than ready to return home. After spending more than three months in hospitals,...

Injured hockey player, Derek Zike, recovering well

Ann Arbor -- Derek Zike and his family do not shy from stating the truth. Derek's life will never be "normal" again. But normal is a subjective term. Derek, 17, is working out his version, trying to...

Bad to the bone

After trampoline flip nearly paralyzes Oswego teen, he and surgeon warn to think first before jumping into play Kameron Botka of Oswego says he has a "history of doing stupid stuff," but after several broken...