Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Elon Musk’s brain chip firm Neuralink lines up clinical trials in humans

Implants that Musk says could allow paralysed people to walk already tested on a macaque and a pig The billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk’s brain chip...

The Controller Project

The Controller Project recently ran a brilliant snap-on controller mods competition with Prusa Printers. This has gleaned 123 entries with potential to help physically Disabled people. One...

Novel hydrogel promotes neural regeneration after spinal cord injury

Researchers led by Prof. Dai Jianwu from the Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences developed a multifunctional scaffold...

NVG-291 spinal cord injury treatment enters Phase II clinical trials

In a groundbreaking development for paralysed people, the revolutionary NVG-291 treatment for spinal cord injury is set to undergo Phase II clinical trials. It...

UBC researchers lead $24 million project to treat spinal cord injury

A key challenge in treating traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI)—the kind caused by impact from a car crash, a fall, a sporting activity or...

BOOK: Concussion Management for Wheelchair Athletes

  Just like athletes in traditional sports, wheelchair athletes can suffer injuries. But because parasports are a relatively new phenomenon, research into injuries unique to wheelchair...

Gun-related spinal cord injury in childhood brings hardship later

(HealthDay)—Spinal cord injuries in childhood are devastating no matter how they happen, but new research suggests that kids felled by gunshots are even worse...

‘This chair gives me my life back’ : Disabled passengers need airlines to handle with care

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yBxQxvmQE8s Millions of Americans are traveling this week for the holidays. But for passengers with disabilities, the challenges of air travel can be significantly heightened. ...

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