Sunday, September 26, 2021

Tag: ALS

‘Blink To Speak’ System for People Suffering from Paralysis

We take our ability to communicate for granted. But there are over 60 million people in the world suffer from spinal cord injuries and brain...

Let’s Roll Out ALS

Eddy Lefrançois built his site to share information regarding my diagnosis with ALS, and raise awareness about this terrible disease — please read about...

Eye-Driven Wheelchair Gives Quadriplegics More Independence

For quadriplegics, life can be extremely isolated. Those without the ability to control their arms, legs or head must rely entirely on a caregiver...

Tongue-controlled computer mouse earns Ontario teen a science prize

Device is like having a 'mouse inside your mouth,' says Emma Mogus An Ontario teen has won a $2,000 science prize for creating and building...

Laying a foundation for treating ALS, spinal cord injury

This story starts in 1955, upon the death of Albert Einstein, when the pathologist charged with performing the famous scientist’s autopsy stole his brain. Fast...

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: Raising Awareness And Millions

Unless you live under a rock (or aren’t on Facebook or Twitter), you’ve probably heard of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Yes, all those...

Ice Bucket Challenge Continues: What Is It All For?

The ice bucket challenge continues but there are many asking what it is all for. The challenge is now reaching other parts of the...

Neuralstem Receives FDA Approval To Commence Spinal Cord Injury Trial

NSI-566 to be tested in patients with chronic spinal cord injury ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE MKT: CUR) announced that it...

Military Veteran with Spinal Cord Injury Is First Patient to Receive Intraspinal Injections of...

In 2007, an ATV accident left military veteran Scott Williams with a spinal cord injury that paralyzed him from the upper chest down. In...

United Spinal Presents Free Webinars on Healthy Living for People with Disabilities & their...

NEW YORK, Aug. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Spinal Association's membership division, National Spinal Cord Injury Association (NSCIA), will host two free webinars this...