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Stroke
Every 40 seconds someone has a stroke. One out of six people will suffer a stroke in their lifetime. Stroke is the leading cause of disability in the U.S.
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Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal cord injury affects approximately 282,000 people in the United States, with roughly 17,000 new cases every year.
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Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a major cause of death and disability in the United States, contributing to about 30% of all injury deaths.
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Cerebral Palsy
Each year about 10,000 babies born in the United States will develop cerebral palsy (CP). About 764,000 children and adults in the U.S. manifest one or more of the symptoms of CP.
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Neurodegenerative Diseases
In the U.S., approximately 5 million suffer from Alzheimer’s disease, 1 million from Parkinson’s disease, 30,000 from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and 30,000 from Huntington’s disease.
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Retinal Degenerative Diseases
It is projected that those affected by retinal degenerative diseases will double by 2050.
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