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Monthly Archives: November 2010

Australian Man Gets Treatment at Shepherd Center

ATLANTA - A 29-year-old Australian man who suffered a spinal chord injury found himself at Atlanta's Shepherd Center for intense rehabilitation. "I push myself every...

Paralysed rugby player stands again for the first time in 15 years on his...

A former rugby player who was paralysed from the neck down stood again for the first time – on his wedding day. John Power was...

The Brave Ability Of Joni Tada

One man's trash is another man's treasure. Especially when it's a discarded wheelchair. Tens of thousands of disabled people in developing countries enjoy the dignity...

Aussie Quadriplegic is chicken soup for America’s soul

The serious impact of the spinal cord injury is remembered during the second week of November by Australians with the help of Josh Wood's...

Spleen Might Be Source of Damaging Cells at Spinal Cord Injury Site

Newswise — The spleen, an organ that helps the body fight infections, might also be a source of the cells that end up doing...

Study Seeks New Way to Enhance Neuron Repair in Spinal Cord Injury

Newswise — If researchers could determine how to send signals to cells responding to a spinal cord injury, they might be able to stop...
ELI the DONKEY

Quadriplegic donkey walks again Stem cells aid recovery from spinal-cord injury

Eli the donkey’s recovery from incomplete quadriplegia could be the most important breakthrough in traumatic spinal-cord injuries and for the stem-cell treatment that restored...

StemCells plans chronic spinal cord injury trial

(Reuters) - StemCells Inc has filed for Swiss regulatory approval for the first clinical trial of its nerve stem cells in patients with spinal...

Extensive Natural Recovery Seen After Spinal Cord Injury

Newswise — A study led by researchers in the Department of Neurosciences at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine shows unexpected...

Patients rave about spinal-cord therapy, but insurance won’t cover it

Families of two paralyzed Bay State teens are calling on insurance companies to step up and fund the life-altering therapy that they say has...