Sunday, September 26, 2021

Tag: Paralysis

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...

‘Second Opinion’ takes prime-time look at spinal cord injuries

ROCHESTER -- Spinal cord injuries -- which more than 11,000 American suffer each year -- will be the focus of a special edition of...

Spinal Cord Injury Victim and Role Model Brings Essential Treatment Options to the Bay...

SCI-FIT ((Spinal Cord Injury Functional Integrated Therapy) is open for business in its new location. SCI-FIT is Northern California’s only facility that provides comprehensive,...

Human trial to use stem cells to treat spinal cord injury

A patient paralysed through spinal cord injury has become the first person to receive human embryonic stem (ES) cell treatment in a clinical trial...

Everett talks about his recovery from paralysis

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Three years ago, a hit on the football field left Kevin Everett paralyzed. He became one of the 300,000 Americans living...

Stem cell treatment for spinal cord injury tested on patient

NEW YORK — Geron Corp. has begun testing an embryonic stem-cell treatment on a patient with spinal cord injuries, marking the first time such...

Geron Starts First Human Embryonic Stem-Cell Study

Oct. 11 (Bloomberg) -- Geron Corp. used a therapy made from stem cells taken from human embryos to treat a patient paralyzed by...

Paralyzed man overcomes ‘amazing odds’ to help others

When he was 19, a cliff-diving accident left Dan Cummings of Hyde Park paralyzed from the neck down, and doctors told him that he’d...

Guide to Best Apps for People Living with Paralysis

Apps designed for SmartPhones (Blackberry, Iphone, Android) and IPads can help increase independence and improve the quality of life for people who have limited...

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...