PVA is investing more than $750,000 in these research grants to try and improve the lives of veterans and others with SCI/D.
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Researchers are studying how stem cells extracted from discarded teeth could one day improve the lives of people with SCI By Jennifer Best Imagine a world in which patients with spinal-cord injuries (SCI) carry their own cure. Within days, a week or a month of their injury, they could be inoculated with self-derived stem cells that […]
New technology was a big focus at this year’s Summit
Acting deputy undersecretary for Health Policy and Services opens 8th Annual PVA Healthcare + Summit
The Department of Veterans Affairs has long been touted as the best health care option for those with SCI/D
Educate Yourself on the Risks with DEHP and Urinary Health By Lisa Wells On March 1, 1987, after a popular voter initiative was approved, the state of California created a comprehensive list of “Chemicals Known to Cause Cancer or Reproductive Toxicity.” Because of this legislative action, Proposition 65 labeling came into effect. You’ll see the […]
A unique surgical technique is helping people with SCI gain better use of their hands and wrists by rewiring nerves around their injury.
With September declared national Suicide Prevention Month and the rate of veteran suicides making headlines, the Homer S. Townsend Jr. Memorial Lecture at Wednesday’s Paralyzed Veterans of America Summit + Expo was right on cue at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Md By Brittany Martin Three speakers, Sunil Sabharwal, MD, […]
The power of the human brain to help someone with spinal-cord injury and disease (SCI/D) connect with the world and even fly a plane got the 2017 Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) Summit + Expo off to a strong start Tuesday morning in National Harbor, Md. By Brittany Martin Paralyzed Veterans of America Summit + […]