Saturday, April 13, 2024

Tag: Ventilator

The Site That Breathes

"Life is not measured by the number breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away." This quote has two meanings...

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...

New hope for spinal cord injury victims

First breathing pacemaker comes to Israel. The first breathing pacemaker of its kind that regulates the pace of respiration in victims of spinal...

Paralyzed man ‘an inspiration’

LINCOLN -- Larry Schroetlin rarely came across problems he couldn't solve. He was an auto mechanic and loved to fix things. Townspeople depended on him...

Eric Westacott Foundation Raises Over $30,000 to Help Young Quadriplegic Boy

The Eric Westacott Foundation has raised over $30,000 for physical therapy for 11-year old Alex Malarkey. The funds will allow young Alex to participate...

Cheerleading Is Leading Cause Of Catastrophic Injury In Young Women

As a bright, young cheerleader trying out for the high school varsity squad, 14-year-old Laura Jackson had everything going for her. But when a back...

Device Helps Patients Breathe After Spinal Cord Injuries

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aN7Wc4sLHuE Device Helps Patients Breathe After Spinal Cord Injuries

Breathing On Their Own

ATLANTA (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Every year, spinal cord injuries force more than 11,000 people into a wheelchair. In the most serious cases, just taking...

A life – in motion [video]

Looking for a high spot to watch a flotilla of tall ships in the dimming light, they climbed up to the third floor of a condo under construction, and were ready to settle into an unfinished balcony.

A life – in motion

It was the early 1980s, and Robb Dunfield, 19, was ready to celebrate the first night of summer with his friends in Vancouver’s Spanish...