'Polio-like virus in US shows magnitude of eradication task'

The discovery of a new polio-like virus in the US, which has led to 100 children developing paralysis, underlines how much work is still to be done to eradicate the crippling disease, a UK charity group said.

Army officer treated with new cell-based therapy

A senior army officer, who suffered a severe spinal injury causing partial paralysis, has been cured after successfully undergoing a new stem cell therapy at a hospital here, authorities said on Thursday.

Device designed for paralytics to talk through

A British mechanical engineering student has designed a low-cost digital letter board that allows victims of paralysis to communicate without the need of an interpreter.

Teenager cured of paralysis with new therapy

A teenaged girl, suffering from partial paralysis due to a spinal tumour, has been cured after successfully undergoing the Human Embryonic Stem Cell (HESC) therapy at a city hospital here, authorities said on Monday.

Neurointervention technique helps 60-year-old overcome partial paralysis

A 60 year-old man, who suffered an acute stroke leading to partial body paralysis, was saved by performing a neurointervention technique at a city hospital, hospital authorities said on Saturday.

Paralysed Indian gets Rs 2.55 cr relief for road mishap in UAE

A 30-year-old Indian in the UAE has been awarded over Rs 2.5 crore in compensation for a road accident which left him paralysed in 2013, three months after his marriage, media reported on Friday.

Samples taken from two kids sent to Lucknow for polio tests

Bihar government has sent samples taken from two children to Lucknow for laboratory tests amid suspicion of poliomyelitis, better known as polio, a viral disease that induces crippling paralysis among children.

Indian man in US semi-paralysed after police pat-down; Alabama cop under investigation

A 57-year-old Indian man from Gujarat was left partiallly paralysed during police pat-down in Madison after he was pinned down on the ground as he tried to resist the cop, reports said Thursday.

Genetic errors linked to more ALS cases than thought

New research has thrown up evidence suggesting genetic mutations may contribute to more cases of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) than scientists earlier believed.

Designer drug jab may partially relieve paralyzing spinal cord injuries

Scientists have revealed that they have developed a new drug that may partially relieve paralyzing spinal cord injuries, based on indications from a study in rats.

Designer drug jab set to make paralysis history

 Scientists have revealed that they have developed a new drug that may partially relieve paralyzing spinal cord injuries, based on indications from a study in rats.

'Stem cell regime has no advantage over conventional treatment of stroke'

Stem cell treatment has no added beneficial effects over the conventional treatment of paralysis, which is also known as stroke, a study conducted by the All India Institute of Medial Sciences (AIIMS) has revealed.

`Unproven treatment of spinal injuries can cause paralysis`

The rampant unauthorised and unproven stem cell transplant for spinal cord injury can leave a person paralysed below the level of injury, health experts said Thursday.

Four paralytic patients made to move legs in breakthrough therapy

In a groundbreaking progress, four young men who have been paralyzed for years, could move their legs as a result of epidural electrical stimulation of the spinal cord.

Device to restore communication for brain-injured people

Here comes a fascinating device that allows people suffering with paralysis to control computers or a prosthetic arm using their thoughts alone.

Bangalore ATM attack: Victim discharged from hospital, accused still at large

Corporation Bank officer Jyothi Uday, who was brutally attacked with a machete inside an ATM kiosk, was reportedly discharged from hospital on Saturday.

Bangalore ATM attack: Police detain suspect

Police has detained a suspect in the brutal attack of a middle aged woman in an ATM kiosk last month.

New treatment helps people with spine injuries walk better

Scientists have identified a new treatment that can help people with spinal cord injuries walk better.

Tongue controller for the paralyzed offers greater independence

In an advance that promises to improve the lives of people who are paralyzed from the neck down, researchers announced that they have developed a wireless device that operates specially rigged chairs by means of a tiny titanium barbell pierced through the tongue.

Bangalore ATM attack: Man resembling assailant spotted in Andhra

In the latest development, Andhra Pradesh PSU bank officials on Sunday claimed to have possibly spotted the unidentified assailant, who had brutally battered a middle aged woman in an ATM kiosk here on November 19.