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Dr. Anthony Atala, director of the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, is used to hearing his work described as science fiction. Way back in 1999, he and his team grew bladders in a lab and successfully implanted them in patients with...
FOX 17 NewsIt's one of the most common birth defects, but chances are you haven't heard of Hydrocephalus. Donna West hadn't either, until her baby daughter Willow was diagnosed with the condition. "We were scared, we cried. We definitely looked at her wanting to...
Tags: Brain, Washington, DC, Birth Defects
Raymond Martin struck nothing but gold in the Paralympics. The University of Illinois freshman finished his competition with four wins in four events by taking the wheelchair 200 meters Saturday at the London Olympic Stadium. Martin's winning time in...
Tatyana McFadden, a junior at the University of Illinois and two-time Chicago Marathon wheelchair winner, has added a first Paralympic gold medal to an already impressive career resume. McFadden romped to victory in the 400 meters Monday at London’...
Daily American Staff WriterThe first thing people noticed about Daniel Orslene was his infectious smile. "Danny is and will forever be the heart of Somerset," his brother David Orslene said. Daniel, 40, died Monday. Even though he was born with spina bifida, a birth...
Maybe you've seen the ads. They've been all over TV and in magazines like Time and Sports Illustrated. There is U.S. Paralympian Tatyana McFadden in her sleek titanium racing wheelchair, hunched over in mid-push, shoulder muscles rippling, a look of...
Some very lucky kids got to experience the thrill of the open water Tuesday. Campers at Camp Riley near Martinsville got to take part in adaptive water skiing. It’s all done in partnership with the Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana for kids who...
Daily American CorrespondentLike other toddlers, Jaidyn Beam is always full of smiles. The 1-year-old keeps on smiling, despite the many medical difficulties he has endured throughout his first year of life. The son of Merissa Sandusky and Jason Beam of Johnstown was diagnosed...
Tags: Friedens, Birth Defects
More than 3,600 Virginians with intellectual disabilities are on an "urgent" needs waiting list for a coveted ID/MR Medicaid waiver which would provide them the range of services and support they need. They have cerebral palsy and autism, Down Syndrome,...
Daniel Romanchuk gives you a blank stare when you try and explain to him why he is an inspiration. He looks confused — why would anybody care to see him race, legs tucked under him, neck crammed forward, and be inspired? He's just a kid who likes to...
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