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'I am peeing myself literally non-stop': Woman, 24, who almost died in horrific skydiving accident reveals the ... - Daily Mail



Daily Mail
 
'I am peeing myself literally non-stop': Woman, 24, who almost died in horrific skydiving accident reveals the ... 
Daily Mail
A woman who survived a near-deadly skydiving accident has shared the reality behind her life-changing spinal cord injury. Emma Carey, 24, suffered a parachute fail during a 2013 skydiving trip in Switzerland - which left her with a fractured back, ...

 


Fargo woman recovering with community's help after spinal cord and brain injury - Valley News Live



Valley News Live
 
Fargo woman recovering with community's help after spinal cord and brain injury 
Valley News Live
"The doctor sat down with us and you know said she had a severe spinal cord injury and that she can't feel anything from about 4 inches above the belly button down," Elizabeth Nelson said. Elizabeth says after about a day and a half in the hospital ...

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Breakthrough Treatment Lets Man With Spinal Cord Injury Stand And Move Legs - ScienceAlert



WLKY Louisville
 
Breakthrough Treatment Lets Man With Spinal Cord Injury Stand And Move Legs 
ScienceAlert
Through a combination of electrical stimulation and intense physical training, a man with a complete spinal cord injury has regained the ability to independently stand up and move his legs. Andrew Meas broke his neck in a motorcycle accident when he ...
UofL researchers publish breakthrough in spinal cord injury treatment WLKY Louisville
Spinal Cord Repair: Paralyzed Man Surprises Scientists by Standing and Moving on His Own Newsweek
Individual with complete spinal cord injury regains voluntary motor function Science Daily
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Safety of Autologous Human Schwann Cell Transplantation for Spinal Cord Injuries - Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (blog)



Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (blog)
 
Safety of Autologous Human Schwann Cell Transplantation for Spinal Cord Injuries 
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (blog)
Cell transplantation is a leading candidate therapy to repair tissue damage in the traumatically injured spinal cord. Schwann cells (SCs), glial cells normally present in peripheral nerve, are responsible for axon regeneration after nerve injury. Based ...

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Gecko's talent for regrowing its tail could help people with spinal cord injuries - FierceBiotech



FierceBiotech
 
Gecko's talent for regrowing its tail could help people with spinal cord injuries 
FierceBiotech
Now scientists at the University of Guelph in Canada have discovered that the gecko tail?which also includes part of its spinal cord?contains a specific type of stem cell that rapidly proliferates and churns out proteins in response to injury. These ...

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Veteran who sustained spinal cord injury receives life-changing gift - My Fox Boston



Veteran who sustained spinal cord injury receives life-changing gift 
My Fox Boston
DRACUT, Mass. - After years of service for his country and community, a local veteran is receiving a life-changing gift: a new bathtub. For Ryan Bugler, getting around his Dracut home isn't easy. A Marine Corps veteran, Bugler sustained a spinal cord ...

 


Andrew Harvey - Milton Independent



Milton Independent
 
Andrew Harvey 
Milton Independent
For the past five years, Andrew has volunteered at the Travis Roy Wiffle Ball Foundation, which is dedicated to enhancing the lives of individuals with spinal cord injuries with adaptive equipment. ?This tournament does not happen without dedicated ...

 


Jazz Ball raises ?15k for Spinal Cord Injuries Ireland - The Corkman



Jazz Ball raises ?15k for Spinal Cord Injuries Ireland 
The Corkman
There are almost 2,000 people living with a spinal cord injury in Ireland of which there are 214 in Cork and on average two people in the country suffer a spinal cord injury every week. Three quarters of those with spinal cord injuries are unemployed ...

 


Kessler Foundation wins DoD grant to study employment of veterans with spinal cord injury - EurekAlert (press release)



EurekAlert (press release)
 
Kessler Foundation wins DoD grant to study employment of veterans with spinal cord injury 
EurekAlert (press release)
The award funds a mixed-method, collaborative study between Kessler Foundation and James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital in Tampa, Fla., titled, "Striving to Work and Overcoming Employment Barriers among Veterans with Spinal Cord Injury.".

 


UBC researcher recommends exercise guidelines for adults with spinal cord injury - News-Medical.net



UBC researcher recommends exercise guidelines for adults with spinal cord injury 
News-Medical.net
"These guidelines were never specifically tailored for people with spinal cord injuries (SCI)," Martin Ginis says. "Not only were people with SCI essentially excluded from the systematic review that came up with these specific physical activity ...

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