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Gloves that give people with tremor a helping hand | Reuters Video

blog post image One of the word's largest electronics manufacturers has invested in a UK start-up making gloves with built-in spinning gyroscopes that help people overcome the sometimes debilitating tremors that can stop them doing some simple tasks.

Mars rover Perseverance takes first spin on surface of red planet

blog post image NASA's Mars rover Perseverance has taken its first, short drive on the surface of the red planet, two weeks after the robot science lab's picture-perfect touchdown on the floor of a massive crater, mission managers said on Friday.

Early phase drug trial claims a breakthrough in Huntington disease. IONIS-HTT is an antisense "gene-silencing" compound,

blog post image Early phase drug trial claims a breakthrough in Huntington disease. IONIS-HTT is an antisense "gene-silencing" compound, injected in to CSF and designed to reduce the production of all forms of the huntingtin (HTT) protein, which in its mutated variant (mHTT) is responsible for Huntington's Disease....

Could 3D printing solve the organ transplant shortage?: Scientists are racing to make replacement human organs with 3D printers.

blog post image Could 3D printing solve the organ transplant shortage?: Scientists are racing to make replacement human organs with 3D printers. But while the technology’s possibilities are exciting, already there are fears we could be ‘playing God’ ... spins the newspaper. Replacement body parts custom made...

AI Can Help Patients Recover Ability to Stand and Walk: Neural nets and robotic harnesses can aid patients after spinal

blog post image AI Can Help Patients Recover Ability to Stand and Walk: Neural nets and robotic harnesses can aid patients after spinal cord injury, stroke. "After the volunteers walked roughly 20 meters using the neurorobotic platform to familiarize themselves with the apparatus, three patients with spinal cord...

New Exoskeleton Exclusively for Disabled Kids |: The Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) has unveiled an exoskeleton

blog post image New Exoskeleton Exclusively for Disabled Kids |: The Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) has unveiled an exoskeleton designed specifically for children suffering from spinal muscular atrophy. It weig

Agreement of treatment effects for mortality from routinely collected data and subsequent randomized trials: meta-epidemiological

blog post image Agreement of treatment effects for mortality from routinely collected data and subsequent randomized trials: meta-epidemiological survey Lars G Hemkens. Despina G Contopoulos-Ioannidis. John P A Ioannidis. BMJ.

Dr Phil Hammond - Medicine Balls. "If Hunt and Cameron are to regain the trust of doctors and other NHS staff, and avoid

blog post image Dr Phil Hammond - Medicine Balls. "If Hunt and Cameron are to regain the trust of doctors and other NHS staff, and avoid the huge risk of strikes in the middle of January, they must stop spinning and start telling the truth. Staff and patients need to know exactly how much is available and what services...

Chiropractic and osteopathy – how do they work?: (Spoiler - they don't) If you have a bad back, you might see an osteopath

blog post image Chiropractic and osteopathy – how do they work?: (Spoiler - they don't) If you have a bad back, you might see an osteopath or chiropractor, but what’s the science behind their hands-on techniques?