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Stand-Up Wheelchair Lifts Patients to an Upright Position

Stand-Up Wheelchair Lifts Patients to an Upright Position

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Jan. 4, 2015) An innovative wheelchair design by Chilean physiotherapists helps patients to move from a seated to an upright position, allowing them to see the world from a different perspective. Tara Cleary reports. Video provided by Reuters
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Radiation ID Cards to Monitor Child's Exposure

Radiation ID Cards to Monitor Child's Exposure

AP (Mar. 10, 2014) Studies show too much radiation can raise the risk of cancer. That's why some hospitals are taking part in a campaign to lower the radiation doses to kids and monitor their total exposure with radiation ID cards. (March 10) Video provided by AP
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Laser Technology Allows Parkinsonism Patients to Walk Again

Laser Technology Allows Parkinsonism Patients to Walk Again

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Jan. 31, 2014) Researchers at the Mayo Clinic have developed a device that re-routes brain signals in Parkinsonism disorder patients, allowing them to regain mobility. For at least one patient in Florida, the device is having a life-changing impact. Ben Gruber has more. Video provided by Reuters
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Tongue Tip Technology Drives Quadriplegic Independence

Tongue Tip Technology Drives Quadriplegic Independence

Reuters (Dec. 18, 2013) Quadriplegics may soon gain more independence with a device that allows them to steer a wheelchair and operate wireless technology with their tongue. Its developers at Georgia Institute of Technology, say the device is easy to use and could transform the lives of people paralysed from the neck down. Ben Gruber reports.
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