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Monthly Archives: January 2010

Adaptations help keep disabled ski racers going

Back on track Chris Klebl was paralyzed in a snowboarding accident in Australia. Sean Halsted's injury occurred when he fell 40 feet descending from a helicopter on a fast rope during Air Force combat training. An improvised...

China a rising star in regenerative medicine despite world skepticism of stem cell therapies

Enforcing new Chinese rules for clinics may impact lucrative stem cell therapy tourism but improve international credibility, confidence Chinese researchers have become the world's fifth most prolific contributors to peer-reviewed scientific literature on clock-reversing regenerative...

Research network for spinal cord injury beginning clinical trial

Many treatments to limit or reverse the devastating results of spinal cord injury have shown promise in the laboratory yet have never been brought to clinical trials because of the formidable infrastructure required to...

From his toes, a message of hope

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Michael Straight sat in bed Tuesday evening and looked at his toes. They were moving. It was a seemingly insignificant achievement, but one that had the young jockey hollering for his parents, phoning...

A Helmet to Prevent Paralysis

Engineers are designing a helmet that could protect the spine from serious injury. Helmets for everything from football and hockey to motorcycle riding are built to protect the head from impact. Each successive generation of...

Determined To Make a Difference

By Judith Shatto I know personally the danger of drunk driving; the pain, heartbreak, consequences, and rage it can cause. My son and I live it every day. He is a quadriplegic, paralyzed from the...

Larry Flynt inspires local paralyzed man

Kenny Blaney, who was paralyzed from the waist down in a Fairview Beach diving accident in 1996, has now started his second company in the area "The People vs. Larry Flynt" helped take...

‘Paralysed’ crash victim walks again after surgeons reposition his spine

A young man left paralysed by a crash which killed his girlfriend and best friend has learned to walk again thanks to "miracle" surgery. Aaron Timms, 22, was told he had a less than one...

“SURFice DOG” Video – Over A Million views on YouTube

YOU TUBE VIDEO "FROM SERVICE DOG TO SURFice DOG" GOES VIRAL WITH OVER A MILLION VIEWS AS IT INSPIRES PEOPLE FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD, AND RAISES THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS IN CHARITABLE DONATIONS! SAN DIEGO,...