A new study reveals that paralysis patients now have a shot for recovery with an experimental treatment that includes a spinal implant and physical therapy. A handful of patients already show positive results.
Sea level rise puts coastal areas at the forefront of the impacts of climate change, but new research shows they face other climate-related threats as well. In a study published January 14 in Nature Communications, researchers report that the energy of ocean waves has been growing globally, and they found a direct association between ocean warming and the increase in wave energy.
Tick bites are scarier than you think. A 5year-old girl found herself temporarily paralyzed after a tick bite, leading to a trip to the emergency room and a diagnosis of tick paralysis.
Locked-in patients unable to move or speak are given a voice through new technology.
A man from Michigan is "eternally grateful" to his pet dog as he recover from a near-death experience thanks to the perseverance and loyalty of his dog.
New technology in medicine and surgery has shown the ability of microscopic brain implants to help people with paralysis in the future. There has been ongoing new research on brain damage and brain implants in the recent years and this new technology is probably one of the most promising yet. Known as the Microcoil, it has the ability to stimulate neurons that can target and control certain cells in the body.
A team of scientists working with monkeys has created a wireless brain implant that could help paralyzed monkeys walk again.
This new technology helps paralyzed monkeys to get up on their feet and walk.
Health officials are alarmed with the rising cases of a rare condition that affects the body's nervous system causing paralysis.
A newly developed type of spinal implant may give hope for paralyzed patients everywhere and one day help them to walk again, according to new research.
The nose knows... and cures paralysis to boot! That's at least according to a recent miraculous case where researchers used a paralyzed man's nose cells to help him regain some sensation and voluntary movement .
In about two hours, the first World Cup soccer match will begin, and who will be doing the kickoff? A man who had no control over his paralyzed lower body - until now.
Three-hundred years ago, the British government offered a fantastical award to the first academic mind to figure out how figure out a ship's longitudinal location in real-time. Now Britain has done it again, offering a massive cash prize to the first scientist to solve one of the many major problems of our time - and it's up to the public to decide what that problem will be.