Monday, May 17, 2021

Tag: Washington Post

EKSO Bionics Exoskeleton

Robotics are helping paralyzed people walk again, but the price tag is huge

Ashley Barnes was 35 years old when doctors told her she would never walk again. A botched spinal procedure in 2014 paralyzed her from the waist down. The Tyler, Tex., resident had been an avid...

The way forward

It was the beginning of a summer that promised to be one of his best ever. Josh Basile loved his new job as a lawyer at a top medical malpractice firm in Washington. He was...

At 1 year, UCI stem-cell treatment safe

The world’s first test on patients of a treatment for spinal cord injury using human embryonic stem cells is so far proving safe, one year after the first of four patients received injections. The treatment,...