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Monthly Archives: July 2011

“One Door At A Time” Written by Melanie Winkler D’Andrea about her Husband’s Spinal...

Melanie reaches out to caregivers like herself who were dealt a life-changing event as she relates the story of her husband's spinal cord injury and subsequent treatment and disability. Melanie Winkler D’Andrea’s new book release...

New hope for ventilator patients

A new approach to nerve repair has restored breathing to rats with spinal cord injury. Scientists believe the same technique could help human patients who have to rely on ventilators, leaving them vulnerable to dangerous...

Severity of Spinal Cord Injury Has No Impact On How Adults Rate Their Health,...

Severity of spinal cord injury in adults is not related to how they rate their health, Wayne State University researchers have found. In a study of self-rated health (SRH) published this month in the Journal...

Paralysed biker Karen spreads her message of hope

HANDCYCLIST and paralympic hopeful Karen Darke ended an awareness-raising tour in Sheffield – where she inspired patients with a message of hope for the future. Karen’s four-day tour of spinal cord injuries centres in the...

Triumphing over spinal cord injury

Kevin and Tiffany Mather adjusted to a life-changing accident through Triumph Foundation Kevin Mather loved to ride his bike. On July 3, 2009, the Valencia resident pedaled along Sierra Highway with a dozen buddies on...

Stem-Cell Gamble

After years of controversy, a therapy based on human embryonic stem cells is finally being tested in humans. The treatment holds out hope to paralyzed people, but at how great a risk? Hans Keirstead wakes...

Health series earns another award for ‘Spinal Cord Injury’

ROCHESTER — An episode of WXXI’s national healthcare series “Second Opinion” that featured the story of a Byron man has won one of two Communicator Awards for the public broadcaster. The awards, presented by the...

Quadriplegic Physician Dr. Glen House Hosts New Radio Show for Injured & Disabled on...

Quadriplegic Physician Dr. Glen House Hosts New Radio Show for Injured & Disabled on Health Radio (Naples, FL.) – HealthRadio.net is pleased to announce its newest online radio show Dr. House: Living with and Beyond...

Stem cells and dentistry: answers to seven questions

As dental physicians, it is our duty to keep up with the most current technology available in order to afford our patients the best care possible. Recently, dental retrieval and storage of stem cells...

Wheelchair basketball means more than final score

They weren't bungee jumping or having a "hey, watch this" moment, weren't misbehaving or daring fate. They were simply living life. Robert Estes, 36, of Canton was riding with his brother to get breakfast. Antonio Wright,...