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Monthly Archives: July 2009

An interview with Sarah May Scott

Susannah Breslin is a guestblogger on Boing Boing. She is a freelance journalist who blogs at Reverse Cowgirl and is at work on a...

Quadriplegics Can Operate Powered Wheelchair With Tongue Drive System

An assistive technology that enables individuals to maneuver a powered wheelchair or control a mouse cursor using simple tongue movements can be operated by...

Paralyzed with 7-14 Days to Decide on a Test

In January 2009, Geron, a biotechnology company located in Menlo Park, California, got FDA clearance to inject spinal cells derived from human embryonic stem...

Keep On Rollin Classic Car Show

“Keep on Rollin” is a Classic Car Show organized to raise money for the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation. The event will be held...

Soldier learning to live with spinal cord injury

CANDLER —Jo Dean Galloway shakes her head as she considers the cruel irony of her grandson's situation. Jake Freeland made it through deployment in Afghanistan...

Foundation studies extreme blood pressure in people with spinal cord injury

People with spinal cord injury often experience extremes in their blood pressure. Episodes of both very high and dangerously low blood pressures caused by...

Paralyzed Veterans Get ‘Ready to Roll’ at the National Veterans Wheelchair Games

WASHINGTON, DC - More than 600 veterans with disabilities have signed up to compete in the National Veterans Wheelchair Games taking place July 13-18,...

Final rules out for government stem cell research

WASHINGTON --The government issued final rules Monday expanding taxpayer-funded research using embryonic stem cells, easing scientists' fears that some of the oldest batches might...

Think safety before diving in

With summer in full swing and many families headed to the pool and beach, we're reminded that diving accidents are a common cause of...

Stem cell therapy touches another milestone in spinal cord injury

Stem cell has been a boon to the modern medical research, and it has been creating success stories almost everyday. The research regarding stem...