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Monthly Archives: January 2012

Hope for spinal cord injuries

Researchers deploy "sonic hedgehog" to help repair damage EAST GREENBUSH — Researchers in the Capital Region have created microscopic beads that may help heal spinal...

Treadmill exercise builds hope to overcome paralysis

MTSU experiments help bring back feeling MURFREESBORO — Paralyzed from the waist down since a freak mowing accident in June 2007, Carmen Thompson is taking...

Quad Rugby Gives Disabled Athletes a Chance to Show Off Their Skills

Anyone who has seen the 2005 documentary Murderball knows that the sport of quad rugby is intense. It is a 4-on-4 full-contact sport played...

Stem cells – where are we now?

RESEARCH: STEM CELLS: two small words that can invoke enormous hype, hope and sometimes confusion. In theory harnessing them could open up new therapies for...

Canadians Unaware of Staggering Cost of Spinal Cord Injury and Paralysis National Survey finds

Twenty-five years after the historic Rick Hansen Man in Motion World Tour to raise awareness about spinal cord injury research, accessibility and inclusivity, Canadians...

Helping Dogs (and Humans) With Spinal Cord Injury Walk Again

On Wednesday, US researchers announced they are testing a new drug in dogs that has already proven effective in mice. The drug is designed...

Paralyzed ex-O.C. star fights through challenges

Former Mater Dei baseball player Cory Hahn, who was paralyzed during a college baseball game in February 2011, has returned to Arizona State University...

Convaid Lightweight, Compact-Folding Wheelchairs for Pediatrics & Adults

The most advanced and safest lightweight wheelchairs and strollers for children and adults with special needs. Portable, folding wheelchairs from Convaid.

Umbilical cord stem cells that yield brain cells

Washington: Scientists have for the first time transformed stem cells from umbilical cords into other types of cells, which may have several therapeutic applications...

Paralyzed man who trained in Fairbanks reaches South Pole

FAIRBANKS - Grant Korgan of Nevada became the first adaptive athlete in history to reach the South Pole on Tuesday, a little over a...