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Monthly Archives: May 2011

Spinal Cord Injury Stem Cell Trial Gets $25 Million Award From CIRM

A human embryonic stem cell Phase I Trial for patients with spinal cord injury is to get a $25 million award from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM). This is the first clinical...

Less Pain With New Treatment For Spinal Cord Injuries

Rutgers researchers have developed an innovative new treatment that could help minimize nerve damage in spinal cord injuries, promote tissue healing and minimize pain. After a spinal cord injury there is an increased production of...

LSU project aims to help quadripalegics gain mobility

Like probably every other person with a severe spinal cord injury, Sloan Deumite wants to walk again. Ten LSU engineering students have spent much of their senior year trying to make that happen. On Thursday,...

How wheelchair skills can give you independence

Life in a wheelchair isn't as limiting as you'd expect, once you've learned the moves The first time I got into a wheelchair I felt euphoric. After a month spent in bed, reflecting on all...

1st Rex commercial bionic legs go to Paralympian

Less than a year after unveiling a pair robotic legs that let paraplegics stand and walk, New Zealand's Rex Bionics has made its first commercial sale to a champion Paralympian who took his first...

Pascagoula woman’s determination inspires loved ones, strangers

PASCAGOULA -- "When life gives you trying situations, I don't say, 'Why me, I say try me.' " That's the slogan on T-shirts that are being sold to raise funds to help send Katy Blake,...