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New Limbs Aid Syrians in Long Walk Back From War

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January 20, 2014
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The Syrian conflict has left all manner of scars, not least for those treated at a clinic providing prosthetic limbs to amputees caught in the violence.


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AP (Feb. 3, 2014) — When a retired Texas truck driver and animal lover heard about a calf unable to walk because of frostbitten legs, she wanted to help. The calf is now walking with a pair of prosthetic limbs and is getting a new home. (Feb. 3) Video provided by AP
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The Virtualizer Takes Gaming to Next Level

The Virtualizer Takes Gaming to Next Level

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Jan. 27, 2014) — A prototype gaming system being developed by scientists in Austria is taking virtual reality to a new level, allowing gamers to physically walk or run through their virtual world. Its inventors at the Vienna University of Technology say 'The Virtualizer' could also be used to help stroke patients regain their ability to walk. Jim Drury reports.
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Cat Born With Deformed Legs Gets New Legs and a New Home

Cat Born With Deformed Legs Gets New Legs and a New Home

Buzz60 (Jan. 23, 2014) — A kitten born with back legs so deformed he couldn't walk, now has a new take on life after a successful operation and a new home. Jen Markham explains.
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Using Your Own Stem Cells for Circulation

Using Your Own Stem Cells for Circulation

Ivanhoe (Apr. 1, 2013) — Poor circulation in the legs and feet can lead to the loss of limbs or the loss of life. Learn about a new treatment that could help millions of people get their blood flowing.
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