- Mark Pollock is the first paralyzed patient to voluntarily move his muscles after receiving a combination of physical training and spinal stimulation therapy.
- A new device can help paralyzed individuals speak just by recognizing their breath patterns.
- Over the past year, three lawsuits allege Uber discriminates against blind and wheelchair-bound passengers in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
- UC Berkeley engineers are developing a new “smart bandage” that uses electrical currents to detect early tissue damage from bedsores before they become visible.
New Tongue-Guided Wheelchair Wins Hearts In Clinical Trial: Disabled Given New Freedom Through InventionMagnetic tongue piercings can guide wheelchairs for the paralyzed, according to a new study from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
- Tim Bowers, Indiana hunter, chose to end his life after doctors told him he wouldn't walk or breathe on his own again.
- Two-year-old Gao Qianbo pre-chews his mother's food now that she's paralyzed and cannot feed herself.
- 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.
- 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.
The Butterfly Revisited: New Eye Scan Could Let Fully Paralyzed People Communicate With Their Pupils [VIDEO]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.
25 Shot In 48 Hours in NYC: 11-Year-Old Brooklyn Girl Feared To Be Paralyzed By Stray Bullet Moves ArmEleven-year-old Tayloni Mazyck was walking with her mother when a stray bullet pierced her neck in a bloody shooting.
- A Cincinnati man was convicted Thursday after his alleged, paralyzed victim identified him by blinking his eyes.