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Researchers have built a prototype device that could help patients who have suffered a stroke or spinal injury improve their movement.
ALLENTOWN, Pa., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network (www.GoodShepherdRehab.org), an Allentown, Pennsylvania-based innovator in the rehabilitation of physical and cognitive disabilities, has been selected as one of ten top rehabilitation centers in the nation to participate in eLEGS investigational trials.
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By YURI KAGEYAMA TSUKUBA, Japan - A robotic suit that reads brain signals and helps people with mobility problems will be available to rent in Japan for $2,200 a month starting Friday - an invention that may have far-reaching benefits for the disabled and elderly.
Japanese boffins from Tsukuba University have unveiled the most realistic robot suit to date with plans to distribute it on a mass scale on Friday.
Starting Friday, a robotic suit that reads brain signals and helps people with mobility problems will be available to rent in Japan for $2,200 a month.
Many paralytic patients are getting the chance to walk again, thanks to a newly developed electronic exoskeleton.
A robotic exoskeleton controlled by the wearer's own nervous system could help users regain limb function, which is encouraging news for people with partial nervous system impairment, say University of Michigan researchers.
By Masayuki Kitano TOKYO (Reuters) - They won't be leaping tall buildings in a single bound, but Japan's growing number of elderly may someday have a new lease on life that allows them to care for themselves -- and maybe even pump a little iron.
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