Stroke damage is usually permanent, so Stanford researchers were surprised to see some patients regain mobility after receiving stem cell injections to the brain.
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Efforts are now turning to preventing, and new concerns over links for paralysis-causing syndrome.
Growing up with a disabled parent had me constantly torn between the world I was in and the world I thought I deserved.
Sleep Paralysis is the inability to move or speak while being awake. It is a frightening experience that can often be tied to hallucinations, sleep paralysis demons and sleep disorders.
My condition means I have to live with numb limbs, silent screams, and demons that sit on my chest.
Erik Sorto is trialling out a pioneering neural implant that lets him control a robotic arm with his brain.
John Quinn was given a 10 percent chance of surviving the accident that left him paralyzed; the same accident that changed his life for the better.
New algorithms can quickly adjust electrical signals needed for complex movement, such as walking.
They used implanted electrodes to artificially "reconnect" the brain to the spinal cord, offering hope to human patients in the future.