08/17/2014 - 10:03pm
How Paraplegic Scaled Mount KilimanjaroAllAfrica.comDeogratius Chami is a paraplegic who has passed through a lot of hardships in the last 29 years, facing physical limitations capped with success. Against all odds, Chami has been successful...
08/12/2014 - 3:43am
Some saw combat. Some did not. Some were wounded in war. Some were not. Yet all 650 men and women streaming into Philadelphia this week to race one another along the banks of the Schuylkill, or shoot targets, swing bats, swim, or compete for medals at...
08/11/2014 - 4:40am
AP PHOTOS: Adaptive program at rowing club allows disabled people to participate in the sport
08/10/2014 - 8:18pm
Australia are the new wheelchair rugby world champions following a physical 67-56 defeat of Canada.
08/09/2014 - 12:30am
She may be paralyzed from the waist down, but that didn't stop Amy Van Dyken Rouen from going sailing today.The gold medal swimmer took her therapy to a Colorado reservoir where she proved that recreation and rehabilitation can sometimes be the same...
08/08/2014 - 5:33am
Building upon previous research, scientists at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Veteran's Affairs San Diego Healthcare System report that neurons derived from human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC) and grafted into...
08/07/2014 - 1:08am
Recent studies have shown that transplanting induced pluripotent stem cell-derived neural stem cells (iPS-NSCs) can promote functional recovery after spinal cord injury in rodents and non-human primates. However, a serious drawback to the transplantation...
08/05/2014 - 5:00pm
Frogs, dogs, whales, snails can all do it, but humans and primates can't. Regrow nerves after an injury, that is -- while many animals have this ability, humans don't. But new research suggests that a small molecule may be able to convince...
08/04/2014 - 4:01pm
(CNN) — While practicing for a national motocross competition in 2009, Kent Stephenson’s motorcycle suddenly locked up and crashed, leaving him paralyzed from the chest down. He was just 21 years old and would never walk again. He was also...
07/31/2014 - 9:59pm
Leaving the hospital after a spinal cord injury is one of the most stressful things anyone can endure. Everything is completely different and you must relate to the world in a whole new way. This is especially true with your home.
For many of us, our...