By Nsikan Akpan | Wed, 11/27/2013 - 14:00
Magnetic tongue piercings can guide wheelchairs for the paralyzed, according to a new study from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
By John Ericson | Wed, 11/06/2013 - 17:20
Tim Bowers, Indiana hunter, chose to end his life after doctors told him he wouldn't walk or breathe on his own again.
By Chris Weller | Mon, 09/23/2013 - 16:45
Two-year-old Gao Qianbo pre-chews his mother's food now that she's paralyzed and cannot feed herself.
By John Ericson | Sun, 08/18/2013 - 17:29
Sandy Nette's routine visit to the chiropractor resulted in two ripped arteries and a series of massive strokes that left her unable to move or communicate.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Thu, 08/15/2013 - 10:19
The International Paralympic Committee barred Victoria Arlen from this week's competition, citing her inability to provide evidence that her paralysis will be a permanent condition.
By Nsikan Akpan | Mon, 08/05/2013 - 12:04
In what could be a groundbreaking development for those who are severely paralyzed, new smart goggles allow people to communicate with the movements of their pupils.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Tue, 06/04/2013 - 10:43
Eleven-year-old Tayloni Mazyck was walking with her mother when a stray bullet pierced her neck in a bloody shooting.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Fri, 05/17/2013 - 09:11
A Cincinnati man was convicted Thursday after his alleged, paralyzed victim identified him by blinking his eyes.
By Christine Hsu | Thu, 01/24/2013 - 21:00
A 20-year-old student training to be a physical education teacher was left paralyzed after he was stung by a sea urchin while vacationing in Greece.
By Amber Moore | Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:02
A woman paralyzed from the neck down can now pick up objects and move them using a new robotic arm that she can control with her brain.
By Makini Brice | Tue, 11/20/2012 - 17:20
Competitive gymnast Jacoby Miles, at just 15 years old, is in for the fight of her life after a misstep on the uneven bars has left her paralyzed from the chest down.
By Makini Brice | Wed, 11/07/2012 - 16:06
After becoming blind at the age of 22, Mark Pollock knows a little something about adversity.
By Makini Brice | Fri, 09/07/2012 - 12:30
The suit, controlled by a cap that the user wears on their head, is operated by brainpower.