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TECNALIA CorporaciÃ³n TecnolÃ³gica and the Valencia Institute for Biomechanics (IBV) have designed made-to-measure solutions to improve adaptation to replacements for amputated legs â€“ the prime objective of the new health biomaterials project, FABIO, financed by the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism.
New Mobility for Veterans, Service Members, Other Americans WASHINGTON, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has announced a three-year study of an advanced artificial arm that easily allows those with severe limb loss to pick up a key or hold a pencil. "This arm is a high-tech example of how VA researchers are continually modernizing the materials, design, and clinical use of artificial limbs to meet Veterans' lifestyle and medical needs," says Dr.
HDT Engineering Services Discusses the Future of Prosthetic Capabilities FREDERICKSBURG, Va., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Experts from HDT Engineering Services (previously known as New World Associates), a world-class engineering and product development provider to military and homeland security markets, recently participated in a live interview with Arlington, Va.-based News Channel 8. The prime-time discussion centered on the future of robotics and prosthetic technology and its potential...
WASHINGTON, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- VA Research is dedicated to restoring injured Veterans to their greatest possible functional capacity in their families, communities, and work places.
"Winter, The Dolphin that Could" Available Now! CLEARWATER, Fla., March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA) announces the release of its first-ever documentary.
U.S. researchers said on Tuesday that a new type of surgery might give amputees better control over their artificial arms, allowing them to point a finger, grasp a baseball bat or even give someone a pinch.
General Assembly Votes Tuesday on SB 1116, and whether to cover cost of artificial limbs ROANOKE, Va., Feb.
Scientists at Karolinska Institutet and Lund University in Sweden have succeeded in inducing people with an amputated arm to experience a prosthetic rubber hand as belonging to their own body.
German athlete Wojtek Czyz, running with a space-tech enhanced prosthetic leg, set a new world record at the Paralympics 2008 in Beijing, reaching an amazing 6.50 m and beating the previous world record by 27 cm.
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