Thursday, July 29, 2021

Tag: Medical Technology

InVivo Therapeutics

InVivo Therapeutics is a research and clinical-stage biomaterials and biotechnology company with a focus on treatment of spinal cord injuries. By modulating the healing environment...

Paralyzed man has sense of touch restored by brain-machine interface

This is the first BMI to restore movement and touch simultaneously Ten years ago, while on vacation in North Carolina, Ian Burkhart broke his neck...

Quadriplegic doctor working on helping spinal patients walk again

When it comes to developing cutting-edge technology to help people with spinal problems walk again, Dinesh Palipana is uniquely qualified – not only is...

Intel, Brown University collaborate on “intelligent spine technology”

With $6.3 million in DARPA funding, Intel, Brown and other partners will work on building the AI-driven hardware and software needed to treat spinal...

An ‘EpiPen’ for spinal cord injuries

ANN ARBOR—An injection of nanoparticles can prevent the body’s immune system from overreacting to trauma, potentially preventing some spinal cord injuries from resulting in...

Wearable sensor may cut costs and improve access to biofeedback for people with incomplete...

A new electromyography biofeedback device that is wearable and connects to novel smartphone games may offer people with incomplete paraplegia a more affordable, self-controllable...

Bionic bodies: From typing with a glance to restoring paralyzed limbs, new technology aids...

If eye-gaze technology, motion sensor tracking and functional electrical stimulation sound like secret weapons of the CIA, you’d be half right. Much of the...

Man with quadriplegia employs injury bridging technologies to move again—just by thinking

https://youtu.be/zLw_Kp0Vk58 First recipient of implanted brain-recording and muscle-stimulating systems reanimates limb that had been stilled for eight years. Bill Kochevar grabbed a mug of water, drew...

Big Improvements to Brain-Computer Interface

Newly developed “glassy carbon” electrodes transmit more robust signals to restore motion in people with damaged spinal cords. When people suffer spinal cord injuries and...

Wearable walk-assist gets green light for sale in Japan

TOKYO -- Japan's health ministry approved on Wednesday sale of a wearable walk-assist robot for use in medical facilities, underscoring the government's push to...