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Harness helps disabled kids walk with parent

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May 8, 2014
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A new harness is helping children with physical disabilities get a new view of the world. The special device attaches the children to adults and helps them walk in tandem. (May 8) Video provided by AP


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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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Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Sep. 24, 2014) — Paralysed rats have been helped to walk involuntarily over obstacles by electrically stimulating the severed part of their spinal cord in research at Switzerland's EPFL. Human trials inside an innovative gait platform at a nearby hospital could begin next year, offering hope to spinal cord injury sufferers currently unable to walk. Jim Drury reports. Video provided by Reuters
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