Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Tag: Christopher Reeve

Surviving with spinal injuries

Ten years ago - while I was enjoying Sunday brunch at a rooftop cafe at a Beverly Hills hotel - I saw Christopher Reeve...

Spinal cord injury won’t stop surfers from catching a wave

WILDWOOD CREST — A spinal cord injury doesn’t mean that you have to give up the things that make life worth living. Even surfing is...

Spinal-Cord Injury Victim First to Undergo Embryonic Stem-Cell Therapy

Dr. Donald Leslie, medical director at the Shepherd Center in Atlanta, has high hopes. "We want to cure paralysis," he said. "We want to stop...

Attitude is how we react to life

BONAIRE -- There are 541 graduates in this year’s senior class at Houston County High School. A sea of caps and black gowns will...

Promise of stem cells fulfilled

clinical trial in Atlanta, Georgia, is proof that informed public debate is the key to medical advance IF I'm honest, my first reaction to recent...

Desperate search for spinal cord injury cure

Imagine the plight of a young person, the sole bread-earner in the family, getting paralysed below the neck as a result of a road...

Governor signs spinal cord injury research bill

San Jose, CA (October 3) -- Students and teachers rejoiced! Athletes rejoiced! So with parents and advocates of spinal cord injury research, who...

SMU leads $5.6M research center for fiber optic interface to link robotic limbs, human...

Lightning-fast connections between robotic limbs and the human brain may be within reach for injured soldiers and other amputees with the establishment of a...

Adult stem cell research far ahead of embryonic

NEW YORK — A few months ago, Dr. Thomas Einhorn was treating a patient with a broken ankle that wouldn't heal, even with multiple...

Reeve Foundation Commemorates ADA with Wheelchair World Record

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation attempts largest moving wheelchair line marking the 20th year anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. To commemorate...