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Martyn Goulding and his group at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, Calif., published a very cool paper this week in the journal Cell describing how the spinal cord acts as a “mini-brain” to help mammals attain motor control and balance. In other words, they posit that smart spinal cord circuitry, and not solely the direct input of the ... more...
Posted by Sam Maddox on Spinal Cord Injury Research Jan 31, 2015 2:17 AM EST
As we wrap up the first month of 2015, I want to wish everyone a successful start to the year. I am already excited to see what this year has in store for me. I am always weary of New Year's resolutions. It seems as though everyone sets them without appreciating the importance of following through. I know it is critical to stay on track with every goal set -- that ... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Jan 29, 2015 12:34 PM EST
Last week was a chance to celebrate a friend's 85 th birthday. As you can imagine there were people of all ages in attendance, from the age of three to one hundred offering pleasant and heartfelt greetings on this wonderful day. At some point in idle conversation, how our health is and the subject of the spare parts we all now have when a joint cracks or a disc ... more...
Posted by Candace on Life After Paralysis Jan 27, 2015 3:11 PM EST

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