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Monthly Archives: December 2010

Stem cell research breaks new ground in 2010

WASHINGTON : Two US companies this year broke new ground by winning regulatory approval to start the first experiments using embryonic stem cells on humans suffering from spinal cord injury and blindness. The potent but...

Power Wheelchair Comparison – Episode 1

Gold Pictures and The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation are proud to announce the premiere of The Power Wheelchair Comparison Web Series.

Sister helps her disabled veteran brother

When she was a little girl, Emerald Ralston eagerly waited at the window with binoculars pressed to her eyes, looking for her brother to return from kindergarten. When Em was old enough to go to...

Computing for a Cause: UB’s Geeks Help Disabled Veterans Talk, Surf the Web, Gain...

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Computer science might not be the obvious major for students looking to change the world. But two teams of University at Buffalo students are proving that programming can translate into compassion. Last...

Kelly Brush Foundation

The Kelly Brush Foundation is dedicated to Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Research, purchasing adaptive sports equipment for individuals with SCI, and supporting the U.S. Adaptive Ski Team

Pot for Pain? This Is Your Law on Drugs

Canada's medical marijuana regime in shambles, say critics. Imagine that you have a painful, debilitating medical or psychological condition. You and your doctor agree that a certain medicine is the best available treatment. Now imagine...
Ben Hulin Monoski

Kelly Brush Foundation Awards $45K for Adaptive Sports Equipment

Inspiration Awards Enhance the Lives of Those With SCI BURLINGTON, Vt. (Dec. 16, 2010) –The Kelly Brush Foundation awarded $45,000 in Kelly Brush Inspiration Grants for adaptive sports equipment to recipients from Maine to California,...

Working2Walk 2010, Frank Reynolds

Changing the Face of Neuroscience: Are Stem Cells Really Required to Heal a Spinal Cord Injury?

Quadriplegic Donkey Walks Again with Adult Stem Cells

Eli the donkey provides another example from the animal world of the success of adult stem cells. On May 13, 2010 Eli was attacked by a stablemate twice his size. The trauma led to...

Wearable robots may help those who are paralyzed

Study says sensory input can be added to brain-machine interfaces Brain-machine interfaces — devices that let users control electronics with their minds — have long enabled paralyzed individuals to perform everyday tasks such as...