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Monthly Archives: June 2014

Stem-cell advances may quell ethics debate

Robert Waddell says he's glad the stem cells that healed him came from "a guy who was 50 years old" and not a human...

Wheelchair rugby a family affair for mom and son

John Quist is one of the youngest in Canada to survive a severed spinal cord Berni Quist choked back tears as her shy, 11-year-old son,...

Stem Cells Fast Facts

(CNN) -- Here's a look at what you need to know about stem cells. Scientists believe that stem cell research can be used to treat...

Attitude can play significant role in recovery from paralyzing injury

The news was the kind commonly termed tragic, yet the communication from Amy Van Dyken-Rouen's hospital room in Arizona saturated the social media universe...

Fashion Designer for Wheelchair Users

For Izzy Camilleri, the journey to becoming a top fashion designer for people with disabilities began after befriending Barbara Turnbull, also of Toronto, Canada,...

A Guide To Spinal Cord Injury

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zwbJE0JrMzk Personal experiences from people who have spinal cord injuries. Life after a spinal cord injury is filled with the challenge of accepting your injury,...

Disabled woman helps inspire others

Sabrina Cohen uses the tragedy that left her paralyzed to help others in need. Visit SabrinaCohenFoundation.org

Quadriplegic savors what others take for granted

Making the most of every moment It will be 10 years this November since Justin Cochran attempted to entertain his family with a back handspring...

A Paralyzed Hedgehog Gets Wheels, And Life Is Forever Changed!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MwZULHNZpq4 No creature is ever too small to ignore. This paralyzed hedgehog had no feeling or movement in his back legs, so an incredible team of...

Stem Cell Trials to Treat Spinal Cord Injuries

While human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) were originally created in 1998, it wasn’t until 2009 — over a decade later — that they were...