Paralyzed Man Able To Move Hand With Thoughts Thanks To Incredible Microchip Brain ImplantCould an injured person be able to move their paralyzed hand with an implanted microchip in the brain, using just their thoughts?
Polio-Like Illness Shows Up In Handful Of Young PatientsHealth officials are looking into the cause of the illnesses and to see if it's contagious. Some children have cold-like symptoms. Doctors aren't sure if the illness is a virus or something else.
Dr. Max Gomez: High-Tech Rehab Robots Making Strides With Human ParalysisThese days robots do everything from manufacture cars and computers to disable bombs. We’ve even seen them in the operating room. Now, robots are helping paralyzed people get moving again.
Stories From Main Street: Stamford-Based Charity Tries To Help Paralyzed Vets Walk AgainFour years ago, Chris Meek, who works in finance, started the charity Solder Socks, and wants to donate ten exoskeletons to paralyzed veterans.
Mount Sinai Unveils Exoskeleton That Allows Paralyzed Patients To WalkIt looks like a body brace with a remote control and gizmos at the knees that resemble shotguns. It has motors and the hips and knees that provide the power necessary for someone to stand and walk.
Rutgers' LeGrand Makes First Public AppearanceRutgers football player Eric LeGrand made his first public appearance since being paralyzed in a game against Army more than four months ago. LeGrand attended a "Laugh to Heal Comedy Fest Fundraiser" for him at the Rutgers Athletic Center on Saturday.
HealthWatch: Stroke Patients Rehab With RoboticsKrista Stanton had to put her career as an FBI agent on hold three years ago when a stroke paralyzed the left side of her body. Now she’s still facing major challenging, including things like opening a door.