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Monthly Archives: January 2010

How the Finetech Bladder Control System works

The Finetech Medical Bladder Control System. Used by people with complete spinal cord injury to assist with bladder emptying and bowel voiding without the need for catheters.

Kentucky study advances new target for CNS drug development

A breakthrough discovery by scientists at the University of Kentucky could someday lead to new treatments for a variety of diseases of the brain, spinal cord and the eye. Researchers led by Royce Mohan,...

Cancer claims R&B singer Teddy Pendergrass, 59

Teddy Pendergrass , an R&B singer who was one of the most electric and successful figures in music until a car crash 28 years ago left him in a wheelchair, died Wednesday in suburban...

Paralyzed Louisiana man to have experimental spinal cord surgery

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - A young man from Louisiana is traveling across the world, hoping to get help for his paralysis. On January 18th, he is scheduled to go to Portugal for an experimental...

Stem cell target: Repair spinal cord damage

SCI Research Advancement is working with adult stem-cell treatments to cure spinal cord injuries. SCI, which stands for "spinal cord injury," was founded by Will Ambler after a motorcycle accident paralyzed him during his senior...

Stem cell offers man with bulllet injury new shot at life

MUMBAI: For 34-year-old Deepak Singh, stem cell therapy might not have worked the first time, but the second time, it has given him a new lease of life. After being duped by a doctor who...

Gridiron Heroes help athletes who have suffered spinal injuries

Few football games have had as much impact on as many lives as that state championship game in 2002 between Everman and Burnet. That was the game in which Everman defensive back Corey Fulbright...

Quadriplegic Sailor Arrives in BVI After Record Atlantic Sailing

Returning to where his life changed some 25 years ago, Geoff Holt who became quadriplegic following an accident at the Cane Garden Bay beach in 1984 has described the visit as a breathtaking experience. The...

The Expendables Cast Member Sylvester Stallone and a Neck Injury

Sylvester Stallone Broke His Neck While Filming the Expendables Sylvester Stallone neck injury amounts to an amazing celebrity breaking his neck on the set of "The Expendables." 63 year old Sylvester Stallone was filming a...

‘Avatar’ Gets Mixed Praise From Paraplegics

Wheelchair Users Say Paraplegic Action Movie Character Inaccurate, but Uplifting Like others who flocked to see the blockbuster movie "Avatar," 26-year-old Santina Muha was thrilled by the visuals. But unlike the majority of people in the...