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Scientists Restore Walking In Mice After Spinal Cord Injury by Linda MacDonald Glenn Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 3:17pm I wasn't too worried about my computer giving out on me right at the start of the new year, other than the wince that comes along with having bad luck the first week (you know that myth saying your first few days of 2008 reflect how your year will go? Let's really hope myth is the key word there...), since typically not much happens in the news ... Read on »
Spinal Cord Injury Incontinence by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:25pm We have a Web site, and we have provided a page for people with muscular dystrophy. On that page we have provided a link to your blog. My nick is Doc, and I am a retired EM engineer and a disabled fireman- EMT-paramedic. I am trying to cope with a debilitating set of circumstances brought o ... Read on »
Embryonic Stem Cell Therapy Data Submitted – UCI Irvine Waiting for FDA to Approve For Treatment of Patients with Spinal Cord Da by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 10 Nov 2009 10:01pm The rats are doing well and the article states that the walking ability was restored to 97 percent.  This could hold some real big answers to those who have spinal cord damages and being able to function without paralysis of the limbs.  Geron was one of the first companies given the go ahead for developing embryonic stem cell use.  FDA OKs Fi ... Read on »
Geron Gets FDA Approval To Resume Stem-Cell Study - Spinal Cord Injuries - Go UC Irvine! by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 30 Jul 2010 7:04pm The video speaks of where stem cell research is currently in the US and revisits the big breakthrough from a couple years ago when skin cells could be used instead of the actual embryo for research.  That discovery rapidly set things on fire for research in so many areas.  Mentioned in the video is the project at UCI and you can hear a pa ... Read on »
Spinal Cord Injury Patient Treated With Non-Matched Donor Adult Stem Cells Is Walking Again by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 10 Dec 2010 6:18pm MediStem is located in San Diego and this was the first patient to be injected with stem cells from a donor as he had severe spinal cord damage a result of an accident.  This is totally amazing with the results as he was no longer walking and from the time of the injection in November of 2008 until July of 2009, he’s no again walking and regai ... Read on »
Stanford Joins Geron Spinal Cord Clinical Trials Program as the 3rd Location in the US by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 25 Jan 2011 5:26pm The FDA first approved the trials back in 2009 and it has been a bit of a rocky road with the trials being suspended for a a short period of time.  in July of 2010 the clinical trial was able to resume.  The funding in California is through the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine.  The link below has a great video that talks about th ... Read on »
Boston Scientific Receives FDA Approval of New Clik(TM) Anchor for Precision Plus(TM) Spinal Cord Implant System to Manage Pain by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 27 Mar 2011 10:43pm If you can’t fix or get rid of back pain from the spinal cord area, I guess this is the next best solution with managing it and offers something other than drug treatment. The implanted devices looks very similar to a pacemaker and has lead wires.  The outside unit has a 5 year battery and a charging unit comes along with the system.  The remo ... Read on »
Spinal Cord Injury Patient Give an Account of His Improvement and Returned Capabilities After Stem Cell Treatment in 2008 (Vide by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 05 May 2011 3:52pm This is a raw video of the patient talking about his progress with receiving stem cell treatments and he chronicles it each step and year.  Yesterday if you saw the news the CIRM announced funding for the Geron clinical trials, which are just that, stem cell spinal treatments.  In California a few years ago, stem cell funds were approved by vot ... Read on »
FDA Approves Medical Device From AMES Technologies for Muscle and Joint Rehab After A Stroke or Relatibve Spinal Cord Injuries by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 31 May 2013 12:11pm Thus far the website does not have a lot of information posted being the approval just took place with the FDA.  It even has audit tables to give insurers and others progress reports on patient progress.  I guess this way with the reports there should be no question on the progress made by each patient using the device after having suffered a s ... Read on »
Wings for Life World Run for Spinal Cord Injury Research by passion4living Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenFacebook Posted Tue 08 Apr 2014 8:21pm ONE DAY AT THE VERY SAME TIMEALL OVER THE WORLD 4TH MAY 2014 This is the first time I've ever heard of a global event so inspired to cure spinal cord injuries.  For me, it's a huge encouraging jolt of hope, just knowing there are people in the world motivated to run in support of those of us who can't. 100% of the proceeds from the event ... Read on »