Limb Loss

Meningitis limb loss boy told to prove disability – BBC News

The family of a teenager who lost his arms and legs from meningitis were shocked when told he had to prove he still…

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Duo from Rajasthan has helped 20000 people in Bihar ‘stand on their feet’ – I am in dna of India

Life came to a standstill for Kamal Kishore, a 26 years old youth from Bihar, when he met with a road accident last…

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Mind-controlled robotic arm that can wiggle its fingers without training created by John Hopkins University – Daily Mail

For the first time, a man has operated the individual fingers on a robotic arm using his mind without the need for any…

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Movie Review: Deadpool – Box Office Prophets

… outmaneuver cancer cells, as well as sophisticated enough to distinguish between flesh wounds and total limb loss, and account for those massive…

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John Hopkins University’s bionic arm lets users control individual fingers – Daily Mail

For the first time, a man has operated the individual fingers on a robotic arm using his mind without the need for any…

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Global Robotic Prosthetics, Exoskeletons and Assistive Rehabilitation Technologies Market Assessment & Forecast … – PR Newswire (press release)

According to aggregated data on amputation statistics by WHO, CDC, NHS, National Limb Loss Information Center and several clinical studies, approximately 80% of…

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PrizedPals Leverages Empathy to Enhance How Pets Age, Heal, Live, Die and Grieve – PR Newswire (press release)

There are therapy pets that empower quality of life in disaster victims, in people incapacitated by sensory or limb-loss, and with behavioral and…

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Futuristic bionic arm lets users control individual fingers using just their thoughts – and it doesn’t need hours of … – Daily Mail

For the first time, a man has operated the individual fingers on a robotic arm using his mind without the need for any…

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Inspirational amputee Craig Howorth up for national award for Channel swim – Rossendale Free Press

Blesma’s Chief Executive Barry Le Grys said: “The team battled a rough sea, seasickness and dehydration, shipping lanes, severe cold and all the…

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Vape Pens and E-Cigs Are Blowing Up. Like, Literally – WIRED

For children under age 10, major limb loss is most commonly caused by lawn mowers. -http://www.amputee-coalition.o… When is the last time you saw…

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Super six SWOTY finalists get ready for the big night – Glasgow Evening Times

Corinne Hutton, from Lochwinnoch, had her hands and feet amputated after suffering septicaemia in 2013 and vowed to help others facing similar limb…

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U. of Southern California 3-D printing club creates prosthetics for children – USA TODAY College

Now, just three years later, the senior mechanical engineering student is co-founder and president of the university’s 3-D printing club, USC 3D4E, which,…

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NAAOP announces support for medical rehabilitation research bill – Healio

Enactment of this legislation will send a powerful message that our nation can and must provide the evidence base of medical rehabilitation, including…

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Greenock man set for 68-mile South African cycling challenge – Greenock Telegraph

He added: “As a team we have set an ambitious fundraising target of £1,000 each. “Each day the charity carries out fantastic work…

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How diabetes can break your heart – Philly.com

People with type 2 diabetes don’t relate diabetes to heart attacks and strokes, but do relate it to limb loss,” says Mark Schutta,…

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Miracle Procedure Allows Wounded Vet to Become a Dad – Yahoo Parenting

Yahoo Parenting “Those blasts go up and injure more of the pelvis region and cause more limb loss and penile and groin injuries,” Walter…

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US soldier who suffered terrible injuries in Afghanistan will become father after radical surgery – Telegraph.co.uk

Col Robert Dean, a male infertility specialist who developed the new technique, said: “Those blasts go up and injure more of the pelvis…

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Power Returns to Many, City of Long Beach Assists with Downed Wires and Trees – Long Beach Post

According to city spokesperson Ed Kamlan, the city has seen significant tree branch and limb loss across the park system, dozens of downed…

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NHS to pay for hand transplants – Glasgow Evening Times

The 44-year-old, from Lochwinnoch is one of the Evening Times’s Scotswoman of the Year nominees this year, for her impressive work helping others…

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Lessons from the battlefield: First responders learn life-saving techniques – Dailyleader

There are documented cases of tourniquets being used for upwards of 18 hours and suffering no limb loss or permanent neurological damage, he…

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