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Monthly Archives: June 2009

XenoPort Reports Positive Results from Phase 2 Trial of Arbaclofen Placarbil in Spinal Cord...

XenoPort Reports Positive Results from a Phase 2 Trial of Arbaclofen Placarbil in Spinal Cord Injury Patients with Spasticity SANTA CLARA, Calif.- XenoPort, Inc. announced today positive preliminary results from a Phase 2 clinical trial...

What Is ASIA Impairment Scale

The ASIA impairment scale describes a person’s functional impairment as a result of their spinal cord injury. A- Complete No motor or sensory function in the lowest sacral segment (S4-S5) B- Incomplete Sensory function below neurologic level and...

Mayo Clinic Guide to Living with a Spinal Cord Injury

Demos Health is pleased to announce the publication in partnership with the Mayo Clinic of the "Mayo Clinic Guide to Living with a Spinal Cord Injury: Moving Ahead with Your Life." This is the...

Funds needed to stem spinal woes

MELBOURNE is to host possibly the world's first human trial to help cure long-term spinal injuries. But researchers must first raise $5 million. They hope the trial will help begin to restore bladder, bowel and sexual...

Scientists extract pluripotent stem cells for medical use from an unexpected source… hair

If there was anything good that came from banning embryonic stem cell research during the Bush administration, is that it forced scientists to find more creative alternative solutions for acquiring other sources of stem...

Play on Canada’s Man in Motion to debut at Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics

TORONTO — When Gemini Award-winning writer Dennis Foon was asked a year and a half ago to pen a play on wheelchair athlete Rick Hansen for a debut at the 2010 Winter Olympics, he...

Increase in spinal cord injuries during the summer

There’s a growing risk of spinal cord injuries. Austin doctors say the summer months pose the biggest threat. Jared Dunten, 35, became paralyzed from the neck down during a summer vacation trip in April of...

Strictly spin-off features disabled dancers in wheelchairs

The stars of Strictly Come Dancing are reuniting for a groundbreaking spin-off – pairing up with ballroom dancers in wheelchairs. Celebrities including ex-EastEnder Michelle Gayle and M People singer Heather Small will team up with...

UAB to Host Consumer Conferences for People Spinal Cord Injury and People with Traumatic...

On Saturday, August 29, 2009, people spinal cord injury, people with brain injury, and their families are invited to UAB to hear speakers discuss community resources and latest health topics. Eat lunch and meet...

Rock and roller finds new purpose

CHICAGO (WBBM) -- For 39-year-old George Flores, harps are his life. "I'm not the guy that plays the instrument, but I am the person that makes sure that instrument performs," Flores said. But it wasn't...