By Susan Scutti | Mon, 10/14/2013 - 15:00
Researchers at the University of Chicago are working toward creating touch-sensitive artificial limbs for amputees.
By Chris Weller | Mon, 10/07/2013 - 12:41
Boston bombing victims are slowly but surely regaining full use of their lower limbs, with dozens participating in a recent clinic for running mobility.
By John Ericson | Wed, 09/25/2013 - 23:22
The bionic leg allows lower-limb amputees to perform a wide range of natural movements, according to developers at Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago.
By Nsikan Akpan | Mon, 09/02/2013 - 14:29
Child amputee from England travels to Florida and swims alongside a dolphin with a prosthetic tail.
By Lecia Bushak | Thu, 08/08/2013 - 12:22
Researchers from Tel Aviv University have developed a new printing process that can assist in making MEMS, or micro-machines, more biocompatible for medical purposes.
By John Ericson | Mon, 06/24/2013 - 18:45
By replacing circuits within the temporal lobe, a brain implant may restore memory function in individuals suffering from epilepsy, Alzheimer's disease, and other neurological disorders.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Wed, 06/19/2013 - 15:40
Alex Minsky hopes you'll be inspired to follow your dreams after seeing his rise from recovering wounded warrior to sexy underwear model.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Wed, 06/12/2013 - 09:35
Daniel Metzgar is suing his surgeon for medical malpractice after a penile implant surgery left him with a scrotum the size of a volleyball and an 8-month erection.
By Nsikan Akpan | Tue, 06/04/2013 - 19:01
A helicopter takes to the skies with the power of thought, plus other developments in mind-controlled robotics.
By Christie Rizk | Tue, 05/28/2013 - 19:12
Ivan Owen and Richard Van As hope to help those who need prosthetic limbs but may not be able to afford them.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Fri, 05/10/2013 - 16:35
Jane Richards, the 7-year-old sister of Boston bombing victim Martin Richard, underwent her 11th surgery since the marathon yesterday. Her family released a touching statement.
By Amber Moore | Thu, 11/01/2012 - 12:24
Zac Vawter, who lost his leg in a motorcycle accident in 2009, will now be climbing 103 floors of the iconic Willis Tower using the first "bionic leg" that is controlled by his thoughts.
By Amber Moore | Wed, 10/03/2012 - 12:11
Ancient Egyptians had designed a kind of prosthetic toe that made walking easier and, interestingly, the toe design can help a person, who has lost a toe walk comfortably even now.