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Lessons for Amputees from Australia's Osseointegration Exposé

Lessons for Amputees from Australia’s Osseointegration Exposé

60 Minutes Australia portrayed the world's top osseointegration surgeon as a reckless profiteer and made OI look risky and painful ...
Amputees Might Get a Kick Out of New Bionic Arm

Amputees Might Get a Kick Out of New Bionic Arm

Polish engineers have developed a bionic arm that users control via their toes, heels, and ankles. This intuitive interface is ...
Can LSD Cure Phantom Limb Pain for Amputees?

Can LSD Cure Phantom Limb Pain for Amputees?

The theory that psychedelics might help alleviate phantom limb pain isn’t new. It’s decades old—and the earliest research dates back ...
A Better Way to Teach Amputees to Use Prosthetics

A Better Way to Teach Amputees to Use Prosthetics

A new paper argues that prosthetists, PTs, and other clinicians tend to use unhelpful methods of teaching amputees to use ...
A Stone Age Amputee Rewrites the History Books

A Stone Age Amputee Rewrites the History Books

A new discovery dates medical amputation to more than 30,000 years ago, radically altering our understanding of how human medical ...
The ABCs of Getting Good ZZZs

The ABCs of Getting Good ZZZs

Amputees routinely struggle with disrupted sleep patterns. Above-knee amputee Elayna Alexandra's solution doesn’t require a prescription, and it’s totally free ...

New Year’s Fitness Goals Should Start with a Trip to the Doc, Experts Say

The promise of a new year sparks the desire to get healthy-a goal Karin Richards, chair of the kinesiology program ...
Silicon Prosthetic Skin Detects Pressure, Heat, Moisture

Silicon Prosthetic Skin Detects Pressure, Heat, Moisture

The prosthetic skin attached to a prosthetic hand. Photograph courtesy of Jaemin Kim, Seoul National University, Korea. Researchers in South ...

VA Implements National Hypoglycemic Safety Initiative

As part of the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) ongoing effort to improve veterans' access to healthcare, VA is announcing ...

Higher-Earning Clinicians Make More Money by Ordering More Procedures Per Patient than by Seeing More Patients

In results characterized as "very surprising," University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) researchers found for the first time that higher-earning ...
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