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Daily Archives: January 20, 2012

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

Published: January 20, 2012

On Wednesday, US researchers announced they are testing a new drug in dogs that has already proven effective in mice. The drug is designed to substantially reduce the hind limb paralysis that follows certain spinal cord injuries. There are currently no therapies that can do this. The researchers suggest if the drug succeeds in dogs, it could also work in humans.

Paralyzed ex-O.C. star fights through challenges

Published: January 20, 2012 | Spinal Cord Injury: ,

Former Mater Dei baseball player Cory Hahn, who was paralyzed during a college baseball game in February 2011, has returned to Arizona State University to resume his studies this semester. He will come back to Orange County for the first Trinity Bat Company Home Run Challenge, a Cory Hahn Fund charity event on Saturday at El Dorado High.

With every new day for Cory Hahn comes another challenge and another triumph, one that we won’t read about in the baseball box scores or newspaper sports pages that once chronicled the supreme talents of this former Mater Dei All-America outfielder and left-handed pitcher.

Convaid Lightweight, Compact-Folding Wheelchairs for Pediatrics & Adults

Published: January 20, 2012

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