By Dave Andrusko Of all the hundreds of stories we have written over the decades about patients with devastating brain injuries, this could be by far, the most amazing. ‘Locked-in syndrome’ is a rare neurological disorder characterized by complete paralysis of voluntary muscles in all parts of the body except for those that control up …Continue reading "Ingenious device allow researchers to “read the minds” of complete locked-in syndrome patients who say they are happy"
An Italian doctor who requires full-time care is still a high achiever. By Michael Cook Editor’s note. This is excerpted from a post that appeared at mercatornet.com. Monday, February 29, was Rare Disease Day, an international initiative to promote awareness of the thousands of crippling disorders. It’s a good opportunity to highlight how courageously their …Continue reading "The only incurable thing is the will to live!"
By David Prentice You’ve probably heard of it by now, the Ice Bucket Challenge. Those challenged are supposed either to dump an ice bucket of cold water over their head, or donate to ALS research. Most people do both, posting a video of their icy bath. It’s a stunt, but has successfully raised awareness …Continue reading "Send Your Ice Bucket Challenge Donation to Ethical, Successful Adult Stem Cell Research"
By Andrew Bair As the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge sweeps the internet, abortion activists have decided to put their own spin on the viral fundraising effort. Instead of encouraging individuals to donate to charities to fight a debilitating disease like ALS, abortion activists are pushing for donations to fund the killing of unborn children. …Continue reading "Funding Her Death is NOT “Charity”"
By Dave Andrusko The story that ran yesterday in a newspaper in Israel was so heartwarming you have to remind yourself that if you’ve been skeptical of results attributed to the use of embryonic stem cells, you need to be just as careful not to go overboard when something just this side of miraculous takes …Continue reading "Initial Israel adult stem cell trials offer encouragement for ALS patients"