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Yearly Archives: 2011

After life-altering crash, Mills man trains for biathlon

Taylor Weber lies belly-down on the carpet of the Parkway Plaza Hotel, aiming an electronic rifle across a nearly empty hallway. He props himself on...

Funding derails stem cell program aimed at paralytic

For patients paralyzed by spinal cord injuries, Geron Corp.'s stem cell research was the shining hope. The biotech firm showered scientists with millions of dollars...

Finding ‘The Gift in the Wound’

For Laurie Kammer, Long Process of Healing is Well Under Way Laurie Kammer, 27, is a daughter, a sister, a dancer, a ukulele player,...

Stanford team treats final patient in landmark stem cell therapy trial

(Medical Xpress) -- The Stanford University School of Medicine and Santa Clara Valley Medical Center treated the fifth patient in the Geron Corp-sponsored trial...

Spinal cord treatment offers hope

Queensland University of Technology (QUT) researchers have developed a promising new treatment for spinal cord injury in animals, which could eventually prevent paralysis in...
Rick Hansen greets students at Cardigan elementary

Building on progress and a vision for spinal cord injuries

Spinal cord injury is one of the world’s major unsolved health-care challenges, affecting not only the individuals who live with it but also their...

AMS Wheelchair Vans

AMS Vans sells and rents new and used handicap accessible vans for some of the lowest prices online. AMS Vans delivers handicap vans nationwide....

Exoskeletons Will Be the Eyeglasses of the 21st Century

We don’t often realize it, but all fashion is predicated upon human beings’ predilection for prostheses and augmentations. All clothing, bags, and shoes are...

The Injury Cooperative

The Injury Co-Op is a comprehensive resource for catastrophic injury survivors and their families who are seeking guidance on the journey to recovery. Created...

Geron Is Shutting Down Its Stem Cell Clinical Trial

The company conducting the world’s first clinical trial of a therapy using human embryonic stem cells said on Monday that it was halting that...