Sunday, April 21, 2024

Tag: Medical Conditions

Banning stem cell research prolongs suffering

Diabetes affects 140,000 young Australians, who would die unless they received multiple insulin injections each day of their lives. The cause is the self-destruction...

Committee passes dueling bills on stem cell research

TALLAHASSEE -- Florida lawmakers tackled the issue of stem-cell research Tuesday facing the same question that dominates a national debate: Should taxpayers fund research...

What’s the difference between a paraplegic and a quadriplegic?

What's the difference between a Paraplegic and a quadriplegic? Spinal cord injuries occur when there's damage to the spinal cord. The result is loss of...

Celling a Strategy

Opposition to embryo-destroying research is not a losing issue. At least it shouldn’t be. “How can you side with those people?” In 2002, a paralyzed research...

Study Finds Amendment 2 Will Benefit Hundreds of Thousands of Patients, Reduce Health Care...

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- A newly released study co-authored by a Missouri economist and a public policy expert found that voter approval...

Exploring all sides of stem cell debate

The embryonic stem cell debate marches on, from pulpit to politics to Parkinson's patients hoping beyond hope a cure is found. Lee Sippel, of Fond...

‘Lord of the Rings’ director makes donation to UCI stem cell research

Gift will support next generation of stem cell scientists Irvine, Calif., July 14, 2006, Peter Jackson, Academy Award-winning director of the “Lord of the Rings”...

A cure ‘will come’ for paralysing spinal injuries

An American spinal injury expert has been updating Bermuda medics on the latest developments in the care and Rehabilitation of patients who have suffered...

National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month

More than 240,000 Americans, including 44,000 veterans, currently suffer from a spinal cord injury (SCI). Eleven thousand more sustain these injuries every year. The...

Weight Gain

So you gained five pounds in the last year; no big deal. It’s probably not enough for anyone to notice. But think about it:...