A new biomarker assay panel for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) could predict disease progression.
Anne Hambleton, assistant director of the Hill Foundation, discusses the new Web site FacingDisability.com.
April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month.
Last month, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that it would undergo a comprehensive review of its disability ratings system. The VA Schedule for Rating Disabilities, expected to be released in 2016, is used to quantify the average economic impact of certain disabilities.
The Mobility Project recently had the opportunity to discuss spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) with Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy (FSMA) President Kenneth Hobby.
Bryan Anderson tells his story of losing both his legs and left hand in Iraq and his recovery and ongoing quest to live life to the fullest.
- By Elisha Bury
- Apr 01, 2012
New research presented at the 12th Annual Spring Meeting on Cardiovascular Nursing on March 16-17 revealed that stroke survivors who like art have a significantly higher quality of life than those who do not.
Nearly 80 parents, grandparents and relatives of boys with the most common form of muscular dystrophy attended the Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy 13th annual Advocacy Conference in Washington, D.C. in late February.
Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy (FSMA) has released “The Breathing Basics Respiratory Care for Children with Spinal Muscular Atrophy” booklet in a Spanish version.
Faces of Spina Bifida, an online magazine, seeks to celebrate the diversity among people with spina bifida.
The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America is highlighting tools to expand knowledge, understanding and support of people affected by MS and their families.
Artist Eliette Markhbein will exhibit “WHACK'ed... Portraits of Traumatic Brain Injury Survivors” at MSB Gallery in New York City March 15 through April 15.
The Brain Injury Association of America has launched a multiyear campaign for Brain Injury Awareness Month beginning March 2012.
The National Spinal Cord Injury Association (NSCIA), the membership services division of United Spinal Association, recently launched New Beginning, an initiative to provide tools and resources to individuals with new spinal cord injuries and disorders.
Story of Ralph W. Braun is a compelling story of facing life's challenges.
- By Elisha Bury
- Mar 01, 2012