Sunday, March 3, 2024

Tag: Hope

New hope for ventilator patients

A new approach to nerve repair has restored breathing to rats with spinal cord injury. Scientists believe the same technique could help human patients who...

Spinal-cord injury hasn’t slowed him down

New doctor helps patients, does research Like many working parents of young children, south Charlotte residents Jesse and Michelle Lieberman juggle careers and family time. Jesse,...

Riding a bike with her hands

Canadian Morgan Van Breda is cycling from Delhi to Kanyakumari to raise awareness about spinal cord injury, and funds for her own treatment Thirty two...

Rick Hansen set to re-enact his Man in Motion journey

Relay involving 7,000 Canadians chosen from 600 communities along the route will begin on 25th anniversary of historic trek When an exhausted but triumphant Rick...

Australian Man Gets Treatment at Shepherd Center

ATLANTA - A 29-year-old Australian man who suffered a spinal chord injury found himself at Atlanta's Shepherd Center for intense rehabilitation. "I push myself every...

Spleen Might Be Source of Damaging Cells at Spinal Cord Injury Site

Newswise — The spleen, an organ that helps the body fight infections, might also be a source of the cells that end up doing...

Study Seeks New Way to Enhance Neuron Repair in Spinal Cord Injury

Newswise — If researchers could determine how to send signals to cells responding to a spinal cord injury, they might be able to stop...

Patients rave about spinal-cord therapy, but insurance won’t cover it

Families of two paralyzed Bay State teens are calling on insurance companies to step up and fund the life-altering therapy that they say has...

Just the beginning: Embryonic stem cells used on first patient

For the first time, surgeons have injected a spinal cord injury patient with human embryonic stem cells in a federally approved experiment, a biomedical...

Spinal Injuries Awareness Week

Meet Martin Hume. Almost three years ago the 21-year-old from Elanora on the Gold Coast suffered major spinal injuries after a wakeboarding accident only...