Limb Loss

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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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A click-on bionic arm could revolutionize how amputees do simple tasks: ‘We think of it like a USB connector from the body’ – Business Insider

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

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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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Implanted electrodes allow amputees to regain feeling – WNDU-TV

As many as two million Americans are living with limb loss. There’s a new medical breakthrough that may…

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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson surprises Scots amputee charity with message – The Scotsman

Film star Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson has surprised members of a Scots charity with a personal video…

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New study calls for improved care for limbless veterans – ITV News

A new study by Northumbria University has recommended a wide range of changes to improve care and…

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This duo wants to do for prosthetics what fashion designers did for eyeglasses – Moneyish

These prosthetic covers marry flair with function. McCauley Wanner and Ryan Palibroda craft stylish leg and arm covers…

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Electronic Whiskers For Improved Prosthetic Touch – Medgadget

More than two million people are living with limb loss in the USA, and that number is…

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Oxford Brookes students launch Stumped! Amputee support website – Oxford Mail

A WEBSITE being launched by student nurses in Oxford will offer support and advice to people who…

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This veteran firefighter and amputee is building powerful prosthetics for extreme sports – Mashable

Braden Leonard is the founder of Hand Made Prosthetics – a startup designing robust prosthetic gear for…

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Paralympian Richard Brown Joins Limb Loss Awareness #LivingAmpdUp Campaign! – Digital Journal

Ampu Wear Clothing Company announced today that Troy Malone, amputee and trauma survivor, is using the month…

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UK: New funding for sports prosthetics for children with disabilities – Devdiscourse

Children with limb loss will benefit from a further £1.5 million investment into sports and activity prosthetics. The…

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Funding pot to provide sporting prosthetics for children who have lost limbs – Care Appointments

Children who have lost one or both of their legs may be able to get hold of…

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If you don’t know what to say or do when crossing paths with an amputee, just ask – Caledon Enterprise

The month of April. Spring has sprung, baseball is back, we’re bracing for the NHL playoffs, and…

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Growing Accidents to Propel Demand for Carbon Fibre Composite for Prosthetics – Future Market Insights

Recently, Future Market Insights has published a new report on global carbon fibre composite for prosthetics market….

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Mum’s pregnancy triggers flare-up of rare disease neurofibromatosis, leaving her covered in bubble-like-tumours – The Sun

A MUM-of-two has been left covered in bubble-like tumours after pregnancy caused a flare-up of a rare…

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This woman inspired a group of amputees to climb Mount Kilimanjaro – Mashable

Mona Patel is the founder of the San Antonio Amputee Foundation, a group that offers support, education,…

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Could these seven student inventions be the next big thing? – Imperial College London

Some of Imperial’s most exciting new startups are gearing up for the final of the College’s flagship…

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A team of people from Isleham are set to climb Mount Snowdon in support of amputee charity Steel Bones UK – Wisbech Standard

The team – ranging in age from seven to 42 – hope to raise funds for charity…

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Northeast Passage, UNH sled hockey team wins title – Foster’s Daily Democrat

Pads slamming against the boards circling the rink, pucks flying through the air and players sliding across…

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Star Woman: Crystal Chigbu Is Restoring Hope To Child Amputees – Nigerian Entertainment Today

In commemoration of the International Women’s Month, 234Star just debuted a new show, Star Woman, where host,…

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From stealing genes to regrowing limbs, how life finds a way to survive and thrive – Science Magazine

Nature has a lot to teach us. As part of our special package, we explored how animals,…

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Community groups to share £1.1 million lottery funding – Herald Scotland

More than 150 community groups across Scotland are sharing £1.1million of lottery funding. National Lottery Awards for All…

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Veteran blinded in Iraq appeals for missing glass eye collection – Optometry Today

A veteran blinded in Iraq is calling for public help to find a brown container of 16…

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Model loses her second leg after ‘flu’ turned out to be toxic shock syndrome – The Sun

A MODEL has lost her left leg to toxic shock syndrome caused by a tampon – five…

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Self-Healing Robot Muscles May Revolutionize Prosthetic Limbs For Amputees – Tech Times

Figures from the Amputee Coalition show that there are nearly 2 million people in the United States who live with limb loss. About 185,000…

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Emily Harvey is a disability-rights lawyer, a nonprofit founder — and a top paratriathlete – ESPN

As a child, Emily Harvey played soccer, T-ball and volleyball, rode horses and bikes and climbed trees. She was always outside, always in…

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Former Cheerleader Who Lost Both Legs Learns to Run Again – Inside Edition

A former cheerleader who lost both of her legs is now learning to run with prosthetic limbs. Nicole Grehn, 27, nearly died when she…

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Finding new life after limb loss – CNN

On a spring day in 1990, Mona Patel was walking to class at Cal Poly University when a drunken driver slammed into her….

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Boy’s Double Hand Transplant Changed His Brain – Health Day

Two years ago, Zion Harvey was the first child to undergo a successful double hand transplant. Now he’s gaining notoriety for another milestone:…

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Brain changes following childhood limb loss may be reversible – EurekAlert

In a recent study, investigators found that certain changes in the brain that occurred after limb amputation in a child were reversible after…

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Thought-Controlled Prosthetic Hand Restores 100 Realistic Touch Sensations – Singularity Hub

When Keven Walgamott reached out and grasped his wife’s hand, his face broke into an enormous smile. For the first time in 14 years,…

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Liverpool experiencing rise in diabetes-related limb loss – ITV News

The sporting city of Liverpool – the most successful footballing city in England, home to both Liverpool and Everton and host of the…

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Girl who lost her feet when her father accidentally ran her over with a lawnmower defies the odds to DANCE again after spending years adjusting to her prosthetics

When a little girl had to have both her feet amputated following a freak lawnmower accident, it seemed that her greatest passion, dancing,…

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This girl lost all four limbs due to a deadly bacterial disease, but that didn’t stop her learning to play the piano – Classic FM

Incredibly brave 16-year-old Bella, who had all four limbs amputated when she was only 8 to a bacterial disease, got a standing ovation…

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Largest Amputee Study to Date: Quality of Life Data – Ryortho

In a retrospective study of 550 amputees, the largest such study to date, researchers from Hanger Clinic, based in Austin, Texas, have advanced…

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Girl with no arms and legs plays piano in front of a crowd in emotional video clip – The News

A 16-year-old girl who lost her arms and legs to a deadly virus plays piano in front of a crowd for the first…

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This girl lost all four limbs due to a deadly bacterial disease, but that didn’t stop her learning to play the piano – Classic FM

Incredibly brave 16-year-old Bella, who had all four limbs amputated when she was only 8, got a standing ovation from 200 audience members…

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BioTech Holdings Identifies and Files Patent on ProCell Mechanism of Action in Saving Limbs from Amputation – PRNewswire

BioTech Holdings announced today identification and patenting of a biological mechanism by which its ProCell stem cell therapy prevents limb loss in animal…

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National Amputee Awareness Week: Limbs 4 Life there to help – Daily Liberal

During National Amputee Awareness Week, October 4 to 11, the peak body for amputees wants people to know no one should go through…

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Navy developing ‘smart’ prosthesis to relieve pain, infection – Healio

The U.S. Office of Naval Research has partnered with Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, the Naval Research Laboratory and multiple universities to…

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Fitbit-style Prosthetics? Navy Developing ‘Smart’ Artificial Limbs – Office of Naval Research

Traditional leg prosthetics enable amputees to maintain mobility and lead more active lives. But these prosthetics depend on soft limb tissue to function…

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Obesity in the UK is causing 160 amputations a week – Daily Mail

Britain’s diabetes epidemic is fuelling an all-time high of 160 amputations a week, figures reveal. More than 8,500 procedures are carried out in England…

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Disability rights activist combines imagination and representation with new children’s book – Common Space

JAMIE SZYMKOWIAK, the writer, activist and founder of the One in Five Campaign, which aims increase political participation and representation of disabled people…

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Cello? Worthington boy plays chords with 3-D-printed prosthesis – ThisWeek Community News

Music always has been part of Tate Simmons’ life. The fifth-grader at Worthington’s Wilson Hill Elementary School usually is singing, beat boxing or tapping…

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Diabetes-related amputations on the increase – Irish Health

The number of people requiring diabetes-related amputations is on the increase, the latest figures have shown. According to the data, 511 people with diabetes…

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