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Monthly Archives: October 2010

Hand Cycle to India – Inspiration for Spinal Cord Injured

A Victoria Woman Living With a Spinal Cord Injury Is Going to Cycle India

Human trial to use stem cells to treat spinal cord injury

A patient paralysed through spinal cord injury has become the first person to receive human embryonic stem (ES) cell treatment in a clinical trial...

Rutgers’ LeGrand has no movement below neck after spinal cord injury

Rutgers defense tackle Eric LeGrand currently has no movement below the neck following surgery Saturday night for a spinal cord injury he suffered in...

Everett talks about his recovery from paralysis

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Three years ago, a hit on the football field left Kevin Everett paralyzed. He became one of the 300,000 Americans living...

Stem cell treatment for spinal cord injury tested on patient

NEW YORK — Geron Corp. has begun testing an embryonic stem-cell treatment on a patient with spinal cord injuries, marking the first time such...

Geron Starts First Human Embryonic Stem-Cell Study

Oct. 11 (Bloomberg) -- Geron Corp. used a therapy made from stem cells taken from human embryos to treat a patient paralyzed by...

Desperate search for spinal cord injury cure

Imagine the plight of a young person, the sole bread-earner in the family, getting paralysed below the neck as a result of a road...

Paralyzed man overcomes ‘amazing odds’ to help others

When he was 19, a cliff-diving accident left Dan Cummings of Hyde Park paralyzed from the neck down, and doctors told him that he’d...

Stem Cells Repair Damaged Spinal Cord Tissue

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet have shown how stem cells, together with other cells, repair damaged tissue in the mouse spinal cord. The results are...

Berkeley Bionics: Introducing eLEGS

Berkeley Bionics unveiled eLEGS, an exoskeleton for wheel­chair users who are committed to living life to its fullest.