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01/20/2017 at 08:24. Facebook
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The weight of the human spinal cord is 35 grams. That´s less than three tablespoons of milk.
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01/19/2017 at 09:12. Facebook
Yogatherapeutin Marianne Schön will ihren Querschnittspatienten Hoffnung geben. Mit ihrer Spendenaktion ([ Win.gs Link ] sammelte sie deshalb mehr als 5.000 Euro für die Rückenmarksforschung. Wir freuen uns sehr, danke :-)
Lukas Müller erzählt von seinem folgenschweren Sturz, seinem Optimismus und seiner Rolle als Botschafter des Wings for Life World Run. Hier das sehenswerte Kurzinterview.

Müller: "Bin nicht auf den Kopf gefallen"

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“The smallest improvement is a success” says physiotherapist Richard Altenberger. He has been treating patients with spinal cord injuries for almost 40 years and accompanies them through their toughest moments. Read our interview here: [ Win.gs Link ]
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Slowing down for Christmas? Not us! Our scientific team are surveying nearly 100 new grant applications from all over the world. Our biggest submission yet :-)
We are delighted that our partners, the story of Penguin Bloom, will be worked in to a big screen film with award winning actors, sharing the remarkable story even further about life with a spinal cord injury.

The story for the film may be the perfect Christmas gift. You can purchase your copy of the book here: [ Penguinthemagpie.com Link ]
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Im kommenden Jahr gibt es in Österreich eine Änderung der Spendenabsetzbarkeit. Hier haben wir das Wichtigste zusammengefasst: [ Win.gs Link ]
Be inspired this Christmas season – read more here: [ Win.gs Link ]
Thanks to every awesome volunteer at the Wings for Life World Run. Let´s do it again on May 7th to to find a cure for spinal cord injury :-)
“The first time I was in the programme, I walked about 50m in six minutes. Now I walk about 500m in the same time,” David says. He is participating in a study where patients with incomplete spinal cord injuries are treated with reduced oxygen. We co-fund this study with your donations. Read more here: [ Win.gs Link ]
At an American university, patients with incomplete spinal cord injuries are treated with targeted doses of reduced oxygen. This simple – yet effective – treatment allows them to increase their mobility.
We’ve come across a range of topics to share with you this month :-) Here are our November Finds: [ Win.gs Link ]
At an American university, patients with incomplete spinal cord injuries are treated with targeted doses of reduced oxygen. This simple – yet effective – treatment allows them to increase their mobility.
“I lead a happy and normal life, but one day it would be pretty great to feel my toes, stand up and put one foot in front of the other,” says wheelchair tennis player Nico.

100% of your donation go towards funding cutting-edge spinal cord research projects.
Thanks to an ambitious 28,000 runners who skipped sleeping on Thursday to run in the dark :-) Read more here: [ Win.gs Link ]
The Zebrafish can repair a severed spine in just eight weeks. Researchers have found one of the special growth proteins responsible for this rapid healing and repair process. What can this mean for humans? Read more: [ Win.gs Link ]
"I keep dreaming that one day I’ll be kicking a football around with the boys“, Werner says. Here´s his whole story: [ Win.gs Link ]
Step training right afterwards stand training has a counterproductive effect. Read more here: [ Win.gs Link ]