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According to Reuters, a new, economic, mind-controlled prosthesis has been developed by 19-year-old Easton LaChappelle to improve on current robotic prostheses by reducing cost via 3D printing. The product, Anthromod, utilizes an algorithm that can sense when an increase in force applied to the device is...
According to a recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, the oral steroid prednisone may not be effective in treating acute sciatica, reports The New York Times. In a study of 267 patients with a confirmed herniated disc, after three weeks of treatment there was no...
According to Reuters, tiny implantable sensors developed by Ossur are giving amputees the ability to control their bionic prosthetic limbs with their minds. Ossur implanted the tiny sensors in the residual muscle tissue of two amputees that they say trigger movement in the prosthesis through a receiver. The...