Thursday, May 6, 2021

Tag: Cancer

School Uses Cells From Aborted Fetuses

Researchers at the Georgetown University Medical Center, a Catholic institution, are using cells derived from aborted fetuses in medical research. Catholic doctrine opposes abortion, but the university decided to let researchers who have been using...

Appendicitis in Patients with Spinal Cord Injury.

In general, patients with appendicitis present with a reliable set of signs and symptoms that facilitate early diagnosis. Prompt surgical treatment usually results in low morbidity and mortality rates for this common condition. In...

Voices of Conflict; Voices of Healing – Book

Thirty years ago, I had a car accident that rendered me quadriplegic. As you can imagine, this one moment changed everything. One week later, as I lay in bed trying to fathom what happened,...

Hyperbaric Oxygenation Therapy

Recent press reports have claimed that hyperbaric oxygenation (HBO) therapy may be beneficial for acute and even chronic spinal cord injury. HBO therapy involves placing a person inside a chamber that has been pressurized...

Spinal Cord Injury Facts & Statistics

Think you know the facts about spinal cord injuries?  Here is some information that may surprise you. Who Do Spinal Cord Injuries Affect in the United States? 250,000 Americans are spinal cord injured. 52% of spinal...

Sexual problems of disabled patients

ABC of sexual health Almost 4% of the UK population have some form of physical, sensory, or intellectual Impairment--almost 2.5 million people. Many of these disabling conditions can produce sexual problems of desire, arousal, orgasm,...