Billions of people already have ‘superhero powers’ like the ability to see things far away and summon their friends from far-flung locations. Next up? Enhanced physical abilities.
Researchers have successfully used ‘epidural spinal cord stimulation’ with patients to improve bowel function, restore blood pressure control and increase upper-body exercise capacity.
Researchers have found a way to boost damaged spinal cord nerves – in some cases permanently.
In the near future, your doctor might prescribe electricity for what ails you.
Research published today shows that walking again is possible for individuals with spinal cord injury. After electrical stimulation, three people with lower leg paralysis could walk to some extent.
While some indoor trampoline parks operate to a high safety standard, others don’t, and there’s nothing compelling them to lift their game.
Claims that stem cell treatments can repair spinal injuries right now are overblown. But it’s not for lack of trying, and the science is certainly progressing.
Alex McKinnon’s case marks the first time a player has directly sued rugby league’s national governing body over an on-field injury in Australia.
Researchers are finding new ways to keep them cool.
Studying how athletes’ bones contort during exercise is helping scientists understand which exercise is best for maintaining healthy bones as we age.