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Monthly Archives: September 2011

The Medical Minute: Spinal Cord Injury — A Focus on Restoring Function

Imagine that you are driving home from work today when you are involved in a head on collision with an SUV. Life Lion flies...

New Class of Stem Cell-Like Cells Discovered in Spinal Cord Offers Possibilities for Spinal...

Collaborative study using Allen Spinal Cord Atlas finds previously overlooked cell type with implications for treating spinal cord injury and disease SEATTLE, Sept. 15, 2011...

With device’s aid, the paralyzed take steps anew

Rehabilitation facilities test robotic exoskeleton David Leone left behind his familiar wheelchair, shifting himself onto a chair where a robotic external skeleton fitted to his...

Scuba Diving Improves Function of Body, Mind in Vets with Spinal Cord Injury

--Johns Hopkins researchers find ‘dramatic’ results in small preliminary study Newswise — A small group of veterans with spinal cord injuries who underwent a four-day...

10 Spine Surgeons Focusing on Spinal Cord Injury

Here are 10 spine surgeons who have a clinical and research interest in spinal cord injury.  Dirk H. Alander, MD (Saint Louis University). Dr. Alander...

Embryonic Stem Cells Identical To Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells, Study Says

A recent study shows embryonic stem cells and human induced pluripotent stem (IPS) cells are virtually identical. Human IPS cells were first produced in...

FacingDisability.com For Families Facing Spinal Cord Injuries

Facing Disability is a web resource with more than 1,000 videos drawn from interviews of people with spinal cord injuries, their families, caregivers and...

AskACapper.com

Chuck Bittner is a quadriplegic stand-up comedian (the "can't stand up" comedian) and avid video game player. On this site you'll find his comedy...

Cords and harmony: UCD prof eyes new way to treat spinal cord injuries

Stephen Davies was lying on a paradisal beach in southern Thailand at 23 when all of a sudden, an overwhelming sense of work ethic...

Paraplegic man, wife persevered in quest to become parents

Dan Eichelberger looks at his 9-month-old daughter, Alyssa, with nothing but adoration in his eyes. “Our perfect little angel,” he calls her. A little angel...