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Monthly Archives: September 2009

Miracle man walks again

IN THE two years since a bizarre motel fall left him with a terrifying spinal cord injury, Maryborough's Peter Edwards never gave up. With an...

Road To Recovery

TUPELO, Miss. - Not long ago, Jade Yates lived the life of a normal active- teenager; then everything changed in a split second. "I was...

Two Powerful Foundations Join Forces To Create the Nation’s Premier Spinal Cord Injury Organization

Life Rolls On Foundation and Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Merge SHORT HILLS, N.J., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On what would have been Christopher Reeve's...

New Academy to Improve Health Care for the Spinal Cord Injured Supported by Paralyzed...

DALLAS, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new interdisciplinary force for quality health care for people living with spinal cord injury/dysfunction (SCI/D), the Academy of...

Life; Paralyzed Exhibit

Christina Symanski is a painter. She has an exhibit going on right now at Kean University in New Jersey. I’m happy to report that...

Redefining ‘Cured’

A spinal-cord-injury activist puts a new priority on living with—not fighting—paralysis. Ever since 1988, wheelchairs have figured into Alan T. Brown's dreams. That was...

Immune response to spinal cord injury may worsen damage

COLUMBUS, Ohio – After spinal cord injury, certain immune cells collect in the spinal fluid and release high levels of antibodies. What, if anything,...

Paralyzed Rats Walk Again

Researchers at UCLA and the University of Zurich have enabled paralyzed lab rats to walk again.

Regaining independence after being paralyzed at 17

On March 13, 1991, while preparing for a motorcycle race competition, my bike collided with a rock and my life changed forever. I was...

UCLA scientists make paralyzed rats walk again after spinal-cord injury

UCLA researchers have discovered that a combination of drugs, electrical stimulation and regular exercise can enable paralyzed rats to walk and even run again...