Latest Paraplegia Stories

2009-07-20 14:43:00

UNIONDALE, N.Y., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- James Wilkens, one of the most highly regarded medical malpractice trial litigators in the country, secured a $19.2 million verdict in Bronx Supreme Court in the 12(th) Judicial District concerning a paraplegia case against Montefiore Medical Center.On behalf of 53-year old plaintiff Willfredo Figueroa, Duffy & Duffy proved a delay in diagnosis and treatment of a spinal abscess resulting in paraplegia.

2009-04-21 23:34:58

Researchers say the number people in the United States living with paralysis or spinal cord injuries has been greatly underestimated. A University of New Mexico study suggests 1.28 million people in the United States have had a spinal cord injury and more than 5.6 million live with some form of paralysis.

2009-02-02 14:11:00


2009-02-02 06:30:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Neuralstem, Inc.

2008-10-14 09:00:45

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Neuralstem Inc., today announced that it has licensed the rights to three inventions from Cleveland Clinic pertaining to Targeted Spinal Cord Therapeutics Delivery. All three inventions were developed by Dr.

2008-08-03 12:00:32

By Rebecca Palmer Deseret News Four years ago, Maggie Anderson's spine was crushed when the minivan she was riding in hit black ice, flipped and landed on her. Anderson will forever regret not strapping on a seat belt that day in Idaho.

2008-07-07 06:00:26

BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics Inc. (OTCBB:BCLI), a leading developer of adult stem cell technologies and therapeutics, has completed a preclinical study in collaboration with the W.M. Keck Center for Collaborative Neuroscience at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

2004-12-04 03:30:00

Dogs with paralyzed hind legs regained the ability to walk after getting a shot of a chemical cousin of antifreeze that helped repair nerve cells in their damaged spinal cords, scientists reported.

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