Sunday, May 19, 2024

Tag: Paraplegia

Thankful for 50 more years

Thrill-Seeker Has Led ‘Wonderfully Fulfilling Life’ Since Accident VIENNA, Va. - At 67, Sharon Hovey says she is ready to settle down. An Ashville native and...

Promising therapies for spinal cord injuries

A quarter of a million Americans are currently living with spinal cord injuries, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Although most...

Implant hope for paraplegics to walk again

AUSTRALIA's bionic ear experts may hold the key to perfecting a technique that will allow paraplegics to walk again. A Canadian researcher has been working...

Researchers develop therapy to treat paralysis

"The majority of the research programs at the Cleveland FES Center focus on spinal cord injury (SCI) and stroke," Mary Buckett, Cleveland FES researcher,...

Sion hospital opens stem cell centre

MUMBAI: Ravindra Ahire, a farm labourer's son from Malegaon, is happy he can hobble across the road with his walker. "I can manage half...

Diabetes and Spinal Cord Injury

People with spinal cord disorders are more Prone than most to developing type 2 diabetes. But the condition can be managed and even reversed...

TEXT-BrainStorm study positive for spinal cord injuries

(The following was issued by Israel's BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics Inc) BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics Inc. (OTCBB:BCLI), a leading developer of adult stem cell technologies and...

A BACTERIAL PARTNERSHIP

Elsewhere, I have discussed various approaches for controlling urinary tract infections (UTIs) that help preserve the effectiveness of life-saving antibiotics when they're really needed....

One man’s quest to walk again

Editor's note: Paralysis after a spinal cord injury brings wrenching decisions: Do you accept it as permanent and adapt, or do you refuse to...

The Quest for a Cure: Paving the Way in Paraplegic Research

World's Leading Spinal Cord Scientists Meet in Salzburg, Austria SANTA MONICA, CA--(MARKET WIRE)--Apr 28, 2008 -- The foremost spinal cord injury researchers from the U.S....