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Monthly Archives: May 2011

Stem Cell Research Review

Once researchers are able refine techniques to derive pluripotent cells and utilize them to regenerate tissue, there will be vast applications in a clinical...

Matt Courson learns to take steps again after spinal injury

A few years ago, if someone was diagnosed with a paralyzing spinal cord injury, the idea of that patient ever walking again would be out of the question.

Paralysed Witley man tells of moment his heart stopped

Paralysed from the elbows down and confined to a wheelchair, Dan Eley could be forgiven for being bitter with life. The 33 year old from...

Attitude is how we react to life

BONAIRE -- There are 541 graduates in this year’s senior class at Houston County High School. A sea of caps and black gowns will...

Paraplegic Man Stands, Steps with Assistance, Moves His Legs Voluntarily

Regimen of Epidural Spinal Cord Stimulation, Plus Extensive Locomotor Training, A Significant Breakthrough A team of scientists at the University of Louisville, UCLA and the...

Elkhorn man competitive as ever despite paralysis

Murderball, anyone? It sounds like blood sport, but it is a team sport for athletes with disabilities. Murderball is the politically incorrect name that participating...

A Robotic Exoskeleton Works Miracles

A paralyzed student walks again, with the help of a new technology. Last Saturday, at UC Berkeley's commencement, something like a miracle happened. That, at...

Curing Paralysis – Again

An article by Rob Stein on the front page of today’s Washington Post (May 20, 2011) announces a stunning breakthrough treatment for ...

University of Louisville researchers help paraplegic stand with breakthrough research

A team of scientists from the University of Louisville and two California universities have used electrical stimulation and rehabilitation to help a paraplegic man...

Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Day: 20 May 2011

The Spinal Injuries Association (SIA) is a leading national charity providing help and support for spinal cord injured people. This year it has joined forces...