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Paralysed woman found dead, husband untraceable

A middle-aged woman suffering from paralysis was found dead at her house here, police said on Wednesday, adding a murder case has been filed against her husband following her son's complaint.

Medical marvel: Paralyzed man intentionally moves legs, stands with help of spine-stimulating device!

Medical marvel: Paralyzed man intentionally moves legs, stands with help of spine-stimulating device!

This device sends electrical current to the spinal cord, enabling the patient to create movement.

Paralysed man uses 'brain implants' to have mashed potatoes after eight years

Paralysed man uses 'brain implants' to have mashed potatoes after eight years

He was able to do this with the help of a computer-brain interface that reads his thoughts and send signals to move muscle in his arm, claim researchers.

`Lock-in` paralysis patients report being happy

`Lock-in` paralysis patients report being happy

Patients are unable blink or move their eyes, and they breathe with the help of a ventilator. 

Diwakar Vaish's mind-reading wheelchair is giving back control to patients

Diwakar Vaish's mind-reading wheelchair is giving back control to patients

Think and you move. For those who have no control over their limbs, this is dream come true. Diwakar Vaish, head of Robotics and Research of A-Set Training and Research Institute, has made this possible by developing a mind-controlled wheelchair.

Bell’s palsy: What is it? Who gets it? Risk factors and symptoms to look for!

Bell’s palsy: What is it? Who gets it? Risk factors and symptoms to look for!

Facial weakness or paralysis can also be a sign of a more serious condition, such as a stroke, apart from being a symptom of Bell’s palsy.

Do you know that bacteria in undercooked chicken can lead to paralysis? - Read

Do you know that bacteria in undercooked chicken can lead to paralysis? - Read

It cause Guillain-Barre Syndrome - the leading cause of acute neuromuscular paralysis in humans, say researchers.

This 'wearable robot' may help paralysed patients stand on their feet again

This 'wearable robot' may help paralysed patients stand on their feet again

Scientists have come up with a wearable lower-limb robot exoskeleton that they claim might help paralysed patients regain ability to walk.

Lower-limb wearing robot to help paralytic patients move

Lower-limb wearing robot to help paralytic patients move

Researchers from Beihang University in China and Aalborg University in Denmark developed the wearable robot to greatly improve patients' comfort and willingness to wear it for gait rehabilitation.

This device can help paralysed people exercise easily - Read

The low-cost device, with the trade name gripAble, consists of a lightweight electronic handgrip, which interacts wirelessly with a standard PC tablet to enable the user to play arm-training games. 

Armed with a brush, a dalit fights paralysis with miniature art

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Around 15 years ago Ranjit Kumar Regar, a dalit man from the beautiful city of Udaipur in Southern Rajasthan met with a fatal accident when he fell from a roof and got paralysed.

Air pollution key risk factor for stroke worldwide: Study

The findings showed that about a third (29.2 per cent) of global disability associated with stroke such as loss of vision and/or speech, paralysis and confusion, is linked to air pollution (including environmental air pollution and household air pollution). 

First case of Zika virus infection linked to paralysis

In a first, a 15-year-old girl diagnosed with paralysis-causing myelitis was found to be infected by Zika virus, French researchers have reported.

Will 'dangerous' Khesari dal be back on your plate?

Will 'dangerous' Khesari dal be back on your plate?

Amid the debate over safety of two-minute noodles Maggi, Indian authorities have cleared a pulses' variety which was deemed unfit for consumption till now.

Brain control helps paralysed man walk again

 In a world's first such experiment, scientists have used non-invasive direct brain control system to get a person - with complete paralysis in both legs owing to spinal cord injury - to walk again.

Chip implant to help the paralysed exercise

A tiny, implantable chip that delivers electrical impulses to aid in exercising paralysed limbs has been unveiled by scientists.

Hope for paralysed patients: `The brain speaks`

Scientists claim to have found evidence that the human brain speaks.