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2009-10-02 09:21:21

Neuroscience researchers at the University of Louisville will be the only team collaborating with an international group of scientists that last week announced they had enabled paralyzed rats to walk while supporting their own weight.

2009-05-18 16:43:00

Proceeds of one-night event to benefit Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation SHORT HILLS, N.J., May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first annual Born for Broadway will be held Monday, June 22nd at 8:00 p.m. at New World Stages, 340 West 50th Street, New York.

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.

2009-03-10 07:10:00

Founder Zac Workman proudly touts support of Sam Schmidt Paralysis Foundation BLOOMINGTON, Ind., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- While Punch Energy Drink's well-recognized tagline may be "changing the way energy tastes!," Zac Workman, Punch Energy Founder and 21-year-old beverage industry phenom, is equally focused on changing the world we live in ...

2005-08-03 14:53:01

A new system uses electrical signals to stimulate movement in arm muscles where function has been lost.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.