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    I'm so relieved to see this thread. I thought I...

    I'm so relieved to see this thread. I thought I was the only insomniac here. I'd love to be able to retire at around 10 p.m. and sleep 8 hours like I did during my AB days, but now that I'm...
  2. "Test Tube Babies" on PBS "American Experience"

    This is an excellent historical review now archived on the "American Experience" website.
    In vitro fertilization began in World War II, with the first human birth taking place in the early 1970s....
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    Any good job ideas for quads?

    I am a 52-year-old former oil and gas executive who happens to also be C-5,C-4 incomplete 6 years post. Although I have been able to both support my family and handle the huge increase in my health...
  4. Yes, they do. I'm quite sure the edema was the...

    Yes, they do. I'm quite sure the edema was the cause of the original sores.
    Like you, lynnifer, I'm confident I can get the wounds to close now that I'm off the humira. I skipped my shot today for...
  5. KLD, If you google Dr. Alan Menter, you will...

    KLD,

    If you google Dr. Alan Menter, you will see he has no match as far as expertise in psoriasis is concerned. I have been a patient of his many years before my injury.

    I have already made...
  6. Question for KLD -- decubitus ulcers aggravated by psoriasis

    I have been battling skin sores along the outside of both of my calves for more than a year. I immediately began going to the wound care clinic at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical...
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    Sticky: I have been battling a number of pressure sores...

    I have been battling a number of pressure sores above both ankles. Exacerbating these is a severe case of psoriasis that I have had for more than 30 years. Here in Dallas, we are fortunate to have...
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    Disappointing news

    http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/23/opinion/23thu2.html?_r=1
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    Question for Wise

    I assume the upcoming clinical trials at Brackenridge Hospital in Austin will not be affected in the all too likely event that the anti-hESC legislation here in Texas passes, since to the best of my...
  10. Who lobbies for stem cell research in Texas?

    This is a question asked by my upper school classmate Steve Wolens, a former ranking member of the Texas House of Representatives. Steve pointed out that efforts similar to the hideous rider to...
  11. All is not lost in Texas yet. Now is the time...

    All is not lost in Texas yet. Now is the time for Texans to call their state senators. I have alerted several of my friends who include the Chairman of a major media corporation (whose wife has...
  12. If you have difficulty with the above link, you...

    If you have difficulty with the above link, you can simply Google "Texas Senate".
  13. You can go to...

    You can go to www.senate.state.tx.us/75r/senate/Members to identify your Senator as well as e-mail them
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    David, I asked Wise's opinion of Dr. Davies work...

    David,
    I asked Wise's opinion of Dr. Davies work last weekend in Austin. His only comment to me focused on the lack of data associated with contusion to the spinal cord, strongly implying...
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    Has Dr. Davies ever conducted a rat study...

    Has Dr. Davies ever conducted a rat study involving a contusion to the spinal cord? Most of the studies I've seen by him use trans section of the spinal cord.
  16. Yes, it was extremely uplifting to meet Dr....

    Yes, it was extremely uplifting to meet Dr. Young. He is even more inspiring in public than his many posts here on CareCure have been.
    I was also very impressed with the Lone Star Paralysis group. ...
  17. I registered on 10 March and have received no...

    I registered on 10 March and have received no response. I have also left a message on the answering machine without any response. I certainly intend to go anyway! How many opportunities do we get...
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    I am also over 50, but based on the work being...

    I am also over 50, but based on the work being done by Dr. Stephen Davies and Dr. Keirstead I am quite hopeful that some significant therapies will be clinically developed and available within our...
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    St. Petersburg

    How accessible is St. Petersburg, the world's most beautiful city in IMHO?
    I am a c-4/c-5 quad with 24/7 staff who would love to think that such a trip might be possible.
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    Wise is coming to Dallas?

    I was just talking to my friend Cipy on Yahoo Instant Messenger. He mentioned that he saw something here about Dr. Young coming to Dallas. If so, that is HUGE news to me!
    Someone please tell me...
  21. Wise, This was the site I meant to refer to on 8...

    Wise,
    This was the site I meant to refer to on 8 December where I originally posted my questions. I'm glad it got straightened out
  22. Wise, I just left them a message congratulating...

    Wise,
    I just left them a message congratulating President-elect Obama for his decision to authorize Federal funding for embryonic stem cell research by Executive Order.
    I went on to urge the new...
  23. President-elect Obama wants us to have "a seat at the table".

    The Obama transition team has an excellent blog at change.gov. The best part about it is you can actually get a genuine response.

    It appears to be an awesome possibility for someone knowledgeable...
  24. Obviously, this is wonderful news. It must bode...

    Obviously, this is wonderful news. It must bode well for passage of the CRPA that has been blocked by a particular Senator in Oklahoma. I understand the cost for this very needed legislation is on...
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    Catalog name?

    I can't remember the name of the huge catalog of adaptive products that begins with "Stemmons --?". It's the really huge supplier of these products.
    I recently destroyed my plate I use for feeding...
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