Limb Loss

How AI and machine learning are changing prosthetics – MedTech Dive

Imagine a prosthetic arm with the sensory capabilities of a human arm, or a robotic ankle that…

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New technology allows man to move prosthetic arms with mind, muscle memory – ABC15 Arizona

Right now, nearly 2 million people are living with limb loss in the United States. But new…

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How Bath boy, 11, is leading a campaign to recycle children’s prosthetic legs – Somerset Live

A Bath boy has been praised for giving African amputee children their mobility back after donating 10…

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Bionic girl Tilly Lockey – Daily Mail

The stars turned out in force earlier this month for the London premiere of James Cameron’s new…

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Sepsis test could show results ‘in minutes’ – BBC News

A new rapid test for earlier diagnosis of sepsis is being developed by University of Strathclyde researchers. The…

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Loss of muscle and weight associated with disability after stroke – Medical Xpress

Loss of muscle and body weight is associated with disability after stroke, reports a study presented today…

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This 30-Year-Old Woman Is Fighting for Her Life After Losing Multiple Limbs to Toxic Shock Syndrome – Health

Just over a week ago, Anna Norquist was a healthy 30-year-old woman with a passion for gymnastics….

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Woman has limbs amputated after developing toxic shock syndrome – Today Show

A 30-year-old woman has had her right arm and left leg amputated, and must still endure having…

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Knowing The Symptoms Of Vascular Disease Could Save Your Life – WATE 6 On Your Side

An estimated 8 to 12 million Americans have some form of vascular disease, but a lot of…

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3D Printed Prosthetics in War-Torn Countries – Borgen Magazine

After nearly seven years of war, tens of thousands of Syrians have fallen victim to the violent…

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Certain diabetes drugs linked to increased risk of lower limb amputation – Medical Xpress

Use of sodium glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors to treat type 2 diabetes is associated with an…

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New research: Using a smartphone and internet browsing is now just a thought away for ‘locked in’ people – Digital Information World

A new research can make a significant improvement to the lives of those affected by neurological disease,…

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Bringing artificial limbs to patients who need them – Medical Xpress

After Johnny Matheny lost his left arm to cancer in 2008, he was determined to find a…

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Meet the 2018 ISPS HANDA Disabled Golf Cup Field – PgaTour.com

Twelve of the world’s leading golfers with a disability from seven different countries will compete in the…

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Snap Shot NY: Prosthetist Makes Customized Artificial Limbs For Children Of All Economic Means – CBS New York

As if growing up isn’t challenging enough, some children face a much larger obstacle in life if…

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Click-on bionic arm could help amputees do the simple things – Reuters Health

Edmund Rath, a 53-year-old from Austria, wants to do simple things such as brush his teeth and…

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World’s best golfers with a disability to compete in the ISPS HANDA Disabled Golf Cup – pgatour.com

Twelve of the world’s leading golfers with a disability from seven different countries will compete in the…

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Quadruple amputee prepares for Kilimanjaro challenge – BBC News

A quadruple amputee is using a cutting-edge environmental chamber to prepare for a charity trek to the…

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‘Smart parts’ for amputees and others: Medicine’s next big thing? – WNDU-TV

Artificial implants help thousands of people get back on their feet every year, but there can be…

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Africa’s meningitis belt: why there’s a case for a booster vaccination drive – Down To Earth Magazine

A number of countries in sub-Saharan Africa – including Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger, collectively known as…

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