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Monthly Archives: October 2009

Wheelchair doesn’t stop tae kwon do student from earning black belt

In tae kwon do, age doesn’t factor into where you rank in the classroom. What you’ve achieved does. Danny Hicks has a front-row position at the Auvenshine School of Tae Kwon Do in Auburn. His...

Try sip-‘n-puff fishing

There is now a rod and reel that you can cast and reel in via sip-'n-puff or by joy stick. How this came about is a husband and wife love story. Sadly, the husband, Darwin...

Handicap Help

Handicap help provides an overview of simple equipment that can easily be made which will lessen the daily frustrations for individuals with disabilities; a list of projects is also included.

Regeneration can be achieved after chronic spinal cord injury

Scientists at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report that regeneration of central nervous system axons can be achieved in rats even when treatment delayed is more than a year after...

Scientists identify master enzyme for regenerating nerve fibers in live animals

WASHINGTON - A previously identified enzyme, known as Mst3b, has been found to play a major role in regenerating damaged axons (nerve fibers) in a live animal model, in both the peripheral and central...

Awakening Paralyzed Limbs

Brain signals can drive arm movement in a monkey with a paralyzed arm. A monkey with a paralyzed arm can still grasp a ball, thanks to a novel system designed to translate brain signals into...

Cranberry Concentrate Reduces Occurrence of Urinary Tract Infections in Spinal Cord Injury Patients

The results of a clinical study, recently published in the journal Spinal Cord, indicate that the use of Cran-Max(R) Cranberry Concentrate for people with spinal cord injury resulted in a significant reduction in both...

Restoring More Functions After Neurological Injury With The Help Of Tailored Physical Therapy

New research suggests a tailored approach to physical therapy after a neurological injury such as a stroke, traumatic brain injury or spinal cord injury could help restore a wider variety of functions. Clinical physical therapy...

A story of survival

On Aug. 4, 2007, Christine Kent was the victim of a horrible crime that has left her changed forever. On that date, Kent was attacked by a stalker at her Fort Lauderdale, Fla. home. Allan...

Spinal Cord Injury Patients Demonstrate Progress after Stem Cell Therapy at the XCell-Center

The XCell-Center has released results from a follow-up study of 115 spinal cord injury patients treated with autologous bone marrow stem cells. Overall, nearly 6o% improved following treatment. Dusseldorf, Germany (PRWEB) October 21, 2009 --...