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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 ...

Diabetes in Midlife Linked to Significant Cognitive Decline 20 Years Later

People diagnosed with diabetes in midlife are more likely to experience significant memory and cognitive problems during the next 20 ...

“Good Fat”Could Help Manage Type 2 Diabetes

A special type of fat found in some people could be used to manage type 2 diabetes. Scientists from Monash ...

Healthy for the Holidays: Tips for People with Diabetes

From Thanksgiving through New Year's Day, the holidays can be fun and heartwarming. They can also be exhausting and stressful ...

Weight Loss Is a Much-Wanted Side Effect of New Drugs for Type 2 Diabetes

Two new medications for treating Type 2 diabetes could provide the added benefit of weight loss, according to Robert Aden, ...
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