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Monthly Archives: August 2009

StemCyte to conduct clinical trials for spinal cord injuries in India

After conducting clinical trials for spinal cord injuries in the US and China, US-based stemcell transplantation and therapeutics company, StemCyte Inc is planning to conduct the same in India next year. The company has set...

Cape May Rescue Answering C-Spine Injury Calls on Beach

CAPE MAY – The city’s beach patrol and fire rescue personnel have answered 20 C-Spine (neck, cervical and spine) injury calls since June 26. At issue, beaches with sharp drop offs may be causing neck...

Oldest Known Paralyzed Human Discovered

The remains of a man who could be the world's oldest known paralysis victim have been unearthed by Australian bio-archaeologists in northern Vietnam. Found at the Neolithic cemetery site of Man Bac, some 100 kilometers...

Paralyzed teen still surfing… and now his dog is, too

What makes a bad day? Is it missing the bus? Spilling coffee on your new shirt? Leaving your wallet at home? For Patrick Ivison, who has spent nearly his entire life in a wheelchair,...

The scourge of bedsores is being confronted

What do you know about bedsores? They come from too much pressure on your skin in one place for too long. If you are paralyzed, and have no sensation, say, on your butt, you...

Injury awareness presentation for Kedron State School

KEDRON: Students at Kedron State School will hear important injury prevention messages to help keep them safe in the schoolyard and beyond next week. Spinal Education Awareness Team (SEAT) presenter Robert Spencer, who has been...

Life changing, not life ending

It’s quiet under the water. The roar of the rapids muted. But Peter Chisholm’s heart raced as he fought to grab the loops of his spray skirt. This time it was different. This was not like...

Nonprofit builds dream homes for wounded service veterans

Standing watch at a post in Iraq, former Humble resident Anthony Thompson did not know that he and members of his crew were in trouble. “During his second deployment to Iraq in 2007, he (Anthony)...

Cheerleading Is Leading Cause Of Catastrophic Injury In Young Women

As a bright, young cheerleader trying out for the high school varsity squad, 14-year-old Laura Jackson had everything going for her. But when a back flip went wrong during a try-out without a trained spotter...

Spinal Cord Injury Health Byte

Spinal Cord Injury is a very serious injury that can be very severe depending on the injury.