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Monthly Archives: February 2016

Study Identifies Specific Gene Network That Promotes Nervous System Repair

Findings by UCLA-led collaboration are an early step toward potential treatments for injuries to the central nervous system Newswise — Whether or not nerve cells are able to regrow after injury depends on their location...

Rollin’ Down The Runway: What Happens When High Fashion Meets a Wheelchair

The fashion industry isn't particularly well known for it's diversity and inclusion. When we hear the term "fashion model," we often think of tall, sleek, and slender young women. But there are more than a...

Spinal injury and ‘biorobotic control’ of the bladder

There are many challenges facing people with spinal cord injury – and walking again is often the least of their problems. Cambridge research could help patients take control of their lives once more. Spinal cord...

Motivated by Personal Experience, Scientist Seeks Answers About Spinal Cord Injury

https://youtu.be/938-NOmZkso LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 15, 2016) — At the age of 19, Sasha Rabchevsky was a strong safety on the Hampden-Sydney College football team when a motorcycle accident left him paralyzed from the chest down. Rabchevsky...

Bionic spinal cord offers new hope to the paralysed

“Bionic spinal cord” could give extra function and mobility to users of mobility assist devices. A ‘revolutionary’ device implanted in a brain blood vessel may one day enable people with spinal cord injuries to walk...

Scientists Connect Neurons in the Lab for the First Time

Injuries to the central nervous system — the brain and spinal cord — are particularly devastating because the body doesn’t regenerate neurons to repair connections between vital circuits and restore function. In other words, the damage is permanent...

Governor Proposes Legislation To Change Handicapped Parking Symbol

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is on board with changing the handicapped parking symbol on signs throughout the state. Jonathan Slifka, the governor’s liaison to the disability community, said he made Malloy aware of the...

Center for Neuro Recovery

Center for Neuro Recovery is the nation’s leading functional movement exercise facility with the most state-of-the-art researched-backed equipment to date. Center for Neuro Recovery’s® Comprehensive Activity-based Strength Training (C.A.S.T.®) program helps individuals reach maximum...

AirAccess30.org

The Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA) was passed by Congress and signed into law on October 2, 1986. This law guarantees that people with disabilities receive consistent and nondiscriminatory treatment during air travel and...