Thursday, September 23, 2021

Tag: Australia

Professor Alan Mackay-Sim

The future of stem cells: tackling hype versus hope

Controversy surrounds the link between Australian of the Year Alan Mackay Sim’s research and a Polish team who restored mobility for a paraplegic man. For...

New trial may revolutionize treatment of spinal cord injury patients

Queensland researchers are launching a world-first clinical trial aimed at improving recovery from spinal cord injuries. In the study, led by The University of Queensland...

Golf: A game for everyone

After becoming a quadriplegic in 2008, Sydneysider James Gribble's is on an inspiring journey to make golf accessible for all abilities. Everything changed in James...

World-first resort and health spa for people with spinal cord injuries Sargood On Collaroy...

A WORLD-FIRST resort and health spa for people with spinal cord injuries is nearing completion on the northern beaches. The $22 million Sargood On Collaroy...

Quadriplegic woman embraces future as mother after IVF treatment

BABY Reagan stretches his hands as he lies on a pillow on his mother’s lap. Nicole Crawford gently kisses his fingers, wondrous at the miracle...

Soon-to-be doctor behind new spinal cord research six years after becoming quadriplegic

MOST doctors study for years so they can help others but for Southport’s Dinesh Palipana, it is much more ­personal. A month out from his...
Christopher Hills

Cerebral Palsy And Being Quadriplegic Won’t Stop Christopher Hills

The Queensland boy runs his own video editing company. Meet Christopher Hills, a young man from Queensland who thought his body would always limit...

‘I decided to have a recovery’: Rhiannon Tracey’s next big step

Rhiannon Tracey was two months shy of her 21st birthday when she found herself face down in a pool of water. In Bali, on a...

Quadriplegic Jaimen Hudson’s soaring success

Left a quadriplegic by an accident at the age of 17, Jaimen Hudson never said die. Instead, he found a way to soar –...

Spinal cord injury patients in Australia call for national register to help track treatment,...

Spinal cord injury experts in Australia have lobbied the Federal Government to establish a national register tracking the treatment and condition of patients. Advocates believe...