A U.S. Army veteran opens up about her experience after being diagnosed with MS and how she took 10 years to come to terms with it By Courtney Verrill Jennifer Steele poses with four out of her six medals at the 37th National Veterans Wheelchair Games in Cincinnati on July 25, 2017. (Photo by Courtney […]
Service dogs are wonderfully smart, very well trained, have a very serious job and are obviously adorable By Courtney Verrill Christina Gardner’s service dog, Moxie, watches her while she plays during a sled hockey game. (Photo by Courtney Verrill) Providing independence, freedom, peace of mind and friendship is just a few things service animals offer. […]
Coronary artery disease is the most common form of heart disease, and knowing the signs and how to prevent it will keep you and your ticker going strong
Asterias stem cell therapy shows promise in spinal-cord paralysis: U.S. study By Bill Berkrot – Reuters An experimental stem cell therapy developed by Asterias Biotherapeutics restored some movement to patients paralyzed by recent spinal cord injuries, according to interim data from a small study being presented on Wednesday. One of the five patients in the […]
Loyola Hand Surgeon reports that surgery for hand function is underused
Severe paralysis reversed using brain-machine interface training By Ben Gruber – Reuters Paraplegic patients recovered partial control and feeling in their limbs after training to use a variety of brain-machine interface technologies, according to new research published on Thursday in the journal “Scientific Reports.” The researchers followed eight patients paralyzed by spinal cord injuries as they […]
Remote veterans can now have access to Mental Health Clinical Resource Centers through telehealth.