Thursday, April 15, 2021

Tag: Miracle

Water works on paralysis

MTSU research brings amazing results As miracles go, it's not quite walking on water. But for paralyzed volunteers taking part in an MTSU study, walking in water is almost as amazing. For the past eight weeks,...

Stem-Cell Breakthrough

It's a chilling thought. In the coming year, 130,000 people worldwide will suffer spinal-cord injuries—in a car crash, perhaps, or a fall. More than 90 percent of them will endure at least partial paralysis....

Ray of hope for patients with spinal cord injury

LUCKNOW: Pace of life subdues with age. For 56-year-old Saroj things may be worse. She fell from her roof-top in Basti last week and turned quadraplegic (paralysis of all four limbs) after suffering an...

Learning to live a new kind of life

Gothenburg teen with spinal cord injury learns about change She’s paralyzed from her belly button to her toes but Aubrey Freeze was more than ready to return home. After spending more than three months in hospitals,...

A walking miracle: Swampscott’s Tom Smith overcame an injury that nearly put him in...

No one was sure if Tom Smith was going to be able to chase down the skater that had slipped away from the pack for a breakaway — least of all his own goalie. According...

The Whole World Is Watching

Hope—and anxiety—run high as the first clinical trial of embryonic-stem-cell therapy begins this summer. Six weeks before the hoopla over President Barack Obama's executive order lifting restrictions on embryonic-stem-cell research, Hans Keirstead, a scientist at...

Man receives therapy in China

HOYLETON — As a speech therapist who works in the King City and surrounding area, Kelly Melton knows how difficult it is to overcome a disability. Now Melton is hoping her husband’s trip to...

Monthly Miracle – Menstrual Stem Cells

Until now, menstrual blood has typically been discarded as unsanitary waste. Few are aware that the blood shed during women’s menstrual cycles contains millions of stem cells, which can be easily collected, processed and...

MAKING MIRACLES HAPPEN: CHALLENGE CENTER TAKES THE “DIS” OUT OF DISABILITES

(San Diego's East County) — “When I first had my stroke, I couldn’t speak or move my right side. I couldn’t walk,” recalled Austin Junkin, 80, of Lemon Grove. “Now I can...

Stem cell research expands as more applications are tested

It's been almost 20 years since Dr. Sam Weiss, professor and researcher at the University of Calgary, made the stunning confirmation of the existence of stem cells tucked between the jelly-like bumps of adult...