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Monthly Archives: May 2012

Re-Routing Spinal Cord Signals Restores Movement in Paralyzed Rats

But experts note the technique might not work in humans THURSDAY, May 31 (HealthDay News) -- In research that hints at new ways to tackle paralysis, a combination of drugs, electrical stimulation and "willpower-based training"...

Fish study raises hope for spinal injury repair

Scientists discovered the role of a protein in the remarkable self-healing ability of the fish Scientists have unlocked the secrets of the zebra fish’s ability to heal its spinal cord after injury, in research that...

‘Push Girls’ Share Their Inspiring Outlook

Ellen met two women from the cast of the new reality show, “Push Girls,” who explained how they don’t let life in a wheelchair keep them from accomplishing their goals.

“Arise and Walk!” – A Miracle Cure in the Works

“Arise, take up thy bed,” Christ commanded a paralyzed man, according to the Gospel of Matthew. The man “arose and departed.” Healing a paralytic is miraculous… But it may soon become an everyday miracle...

Rick Hansen’s 25th anniversary tour ends in Vancouver

Rick Hansen wrapped up the 25th anniversary of his Man in Motion tour when he rolled up for a special ceremony at BC Place in Vancouver

Steep climb still no problem for Rick Hansen

25 years on, Man in Motion conquers Coquitlam's Thermal Drive, again The steepest hill on Rick Hansen's 25th-anniversary relay tour was lined with thousands of onlookers as Hansen and his team of "difference makers" climbed...

Stem Cells for Spinal Cord Injury: Some Patients Have Long-Term Improvement

Thirty Percent of Patients Show Improved Functioning after Stem Cell Therapy Philadelphia, Pa. (May 17, 2012) – One of the first long-term studies of stem cell treatment for spinal cord injury shows significant functional and...

Spinal-cord injuries: The uphill push for a cure

Rick Hansen says we’ll see a breakthrough in spinal cord injuries within 25 years, but it will be hard work — spurred on by innovations such as the Spinal Cord Registry Twenty-five years ago, Rick...

Paralysed man regains use of hand after operation

Surgeons at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have restored some hand function in a quadriplegic patient

Surgeons Restore Some Hand Function to Quadriplegic Patient

Surgeons at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have restored some hand function in a quadriplegic patient with a spinal cord injury at the C7 vertebra, the lowest bone in the neck....