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Monthly Archives: November 2013

Australian scientists working on ‘bionic spinal cord’

A "bionic spinal cord" that is likely to provide movements for those who have been paralysed by spinal cord injury or stroke is being developed by Australian researchers. According to 'The Courier Mail,' the project...

Spinal Injuries Treated With Hypoxia: What Is This Promising (And Surprising) New Treatment?

Inhaling less oxygen, known as hypoxia, boosts the walking abilities of patients with spinal injuries, according to a counterintuitive treatment described today in the journal Neurology. Scientists from Emory University found that intermittent, but safe,...

The inspirational doctor paralyzed from the waist who can still perform surgeries thanks to...

A successful Missouri surgeon has beaten unbelievable odds by returning to the OR after suffering sudden paralysis from the waist down. Dr. Ted Rummel lost his ability to walk or stand when a blood-filled cyst...

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10 Things You Shouldn’t Say to Someone Who Uses a Wheelchair

I’ve heard some pretty crazy things come out of people’s mouths in my few short years as a wheelchair user. Most people definitely mean well, but some sentiments aren’t received the way many able...

Optimal site for cell transplantation to treat spinal cord injury investigated

After laboratory mice received a contusive spinal cord injury at the T10 level, low and high doses of neural stem/progenitor cells (NS/PCs) derived from fetal bioluminescent-labeled transgenic mice were injected into four groups of...

MU Research Sheds Light on Nerve Regeneration Following Spinal Cord Injury

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Fish, unlike humans, can regenerate nerve connections and recover normal mobility following an injury to their spinal cord. Now, University of Missouri researchers have discovered how the sea lamprey, an eel-like...

Tobii EyeMobile – Control Windows 8 Pro tablets using only your eyes

http://youtu.be/74bc4-BVLZ8 Tobii EyeMobile is a computer access solution that puts individuals with physical and communication impairments at the forefront of consumer technology. Now, navigating and controlling nearly any modern, off-the-shelf Windows 8 Pro tablet can...

‘Provide us with barrier-free environment’

Participants with spinal cord injuries speak out their views at the International Workshop on Spine and Spinal Cord Injuries 2013 in Coimbatore Now, this was not a routine workshop dealing with various aspects of the...

Jamie McMurray Wins Hot Rods & Reels Fishing Tournament, Nov. 16

NASCAR Stars Tony Stewart, Ryan Newman, Clint Bowyer, Ty Dillon, Martin Truex, Joey Coulter, Darrell Waltrip & Greg Biffle headlined this year’s tourney DGF donated $27,000 wheelchair to Tamarac, Fla. native at the event HOMESTEAD,...