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Monthly Archives: June 2010

Wheels in Motion keeps spinal cord service, research moving

GUELPH — Joe Weiler was among 120 people walking, rolling and running along a 2.5-kilometre course at the University of Guelph Sunday in a...

Paraplegic dad: ‘For everything I’ve lost, I’ve gained so much more’

Men account for the vast majority of people with spinal cord injury-related paralysis. Most are in their prime reproductive years. Glen Dick didn't see himself...

Paralysed U of C student seeking her own cure

Research looks at nerve repair When Razelle Botha could walk, she spent a lot of time dancing. She'd slip into her strappy heels and dance the...

Mice hair could repair spinal damage

A POTENTIAL treatment for spinal cord injuries has been found in the most unlikely of places - mice hair. The ground-breaking discovery, unveiled at the...

Paralysed patients could benefit from robotic aids

Patients with spinal cord injuries could one day move paralysed parts of their bodies with a wearable robotic device controlled by a wireless chip...

Embryonic Stem Cell Lines Ruled Ineligible for Federal Funds

The National Institute of Health's (NIH) Advisory Committee recommended withholding federal research funding for embryonic stem cell lines on Wednesday that were thought to...

Spinal cord research gets boost in funding

Stem cell research that could offer hope to spinal cord injury victims has received a massive boost in Canada, with a C$2.3million grant allowing...

Paraplegic hits road on customized motorcycle

Paul Bliss’ motto is “life after legs.” For Bliss, it’s a way of life. A 2003 motorcycle wreck damaged Bliss’ spinal cord, robbing him of...

Wheelchair Unbound

Newly published author Francesco Clark speaks to Tonic about his near-death spinal cord accident and how he’s defied the odds and taken back...

United Spinal Association and National Spinal Cord Injury Association Develop Free Guide to Understanding...

NEW YORK, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Spinal Association (www.unitedspinal.org) and National Spinal Cord Injury Association (www.spinalcord.org) have joined forces to create an informative...