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Monthly Archives: November 2012

Shepherd Center’s therapy dogs are more than canine companions

Christian Maynard was just being a kid, a normal teenager having a good time, when it happened. In a flash. So fast he didn’t know what hit him. He was riding a motorcycle, towing a...

Split second can change a life

CAPALABA'S Patrick Dillon knows that a split second is all it takes to change your life. A diving accident five years ago resulted in quadriplegia. Ahead of Spinal Injuries Awareness Week (November 11-17), Patrick is sharing...

Doctors don’t ‘back’ stem cell therapies

Medical experts advise spinal injury victims not to pin hopes on this therapy as it is ‘not yet fully researched’, say doctors performing this treatment should not charge patients In the recently-concluded Maharashtra Orthopedic Association...

Sugar could hold key to treating paralysis victims, experts hope

A NEW method of treating spinal cord injuries with the potential to reduce paralysis in patients has been developed by scientists in Scotland. Researchers at Glasgow University and colleagues at the University of Liverpool believe...

Trader imports wheelchairs, for crippled dogs

PETALING JAYA - Businessman Danny Goh Teck Chuan's heart broke when he came across a few paralysed dogs after he started rescuing animals about a year ago. Getting help for these dogs was hard, he...

How nerve cells aide spinal injury healing

Here's hope for those suffering from spinal cord injuries and neurological disorders- researchers have found a way to make injured nerve cells regenerate. A team led by Melissa Rolls, assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular...