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Shift work linked to greater diabetes risk | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – People who work night shifts, or constantly changing shifts are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes compared to non-shift workers, suggests a new analysis of previous studies.<p>The risk was highest for men and people who worked rotating shifts, but the reasons for those …

Paralympic Medalist Amy Purdy Wears Minidress On Red Carpet, Flaunts Prosthetics

Our hats are off to Amy Purdy for proudly showing off her prosthetics on the red carpet.<p>The 2014 Team USA Paralympic bronze medalist proudly paired a minidress with her prosthetic legs Thursday night at the OK! TV Awards Party in Los Angeles, an inspiring choice her fans can't stop calling …

DARPA Project Starts Building Human Memory Prosthetics

“They’re trying to do 20 years of research in 4 years,” says Michael Kahana in a tone that’s a mixture of excitement and disbelief. Kahana, director …

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11-year-old girl uses science project to create prosthetic hands for children

MONKTON, Va. -- A young girl in Virginia has turned her fifth-grade science project into a life-changing hobby, but it's not her life she's changing, …

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Probably the most inspiring stories I have read over my time writing for 3DPrint.com have had to do with the 3D printed prosthetic devices which are …

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Iraq vet with prosthetic leg leading ACC Golf Championship

<b>STATELINE, Nev. —</b> Who would have thought that a girl and a guy with one leg could beat a bunch of superstar athletes on the golf course? But after …

Prosthetic Limbs Get Real With Lifelike Features

A German company has created prosthetic limbs so lifelike that most people have trouble spotting them.<p>Christoph Braunstamos of Stamos and Braun …

Watch incredible moment music fan REMOVES prosthetic leg and throws it at Robbie Williams impersonator

Video Loading<p>This video shows the incredible moment a music fan removed her prosthetic leg and threw it to Robbie Williams impersonator Blobbie …

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Navy studying better prosthetics for young, active vets

SAN DIEGO — The blood is not the most jarring part of the photograph taken shortly after the bomb blew off Marine Gunnery Sgt. Brian Meyer’s leg and …

Minnesota's first medical-device industry: artificial limbs

Pacific.scoop.co.nz » Epic across Pacific Ocean down to last six days

Press Release – University of Auckland<p>Tara Remingtons row across the Pacific Ocean is down to its last week. The University of Auckland academic is …

Man on a mission: Working to help veterans who have lost limbs - Scope

The student riding the Segway stands out on the bicycle-laden Stanford campus. His short hair and erect bearing suggest he is a veteran. The …

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Pentagon spurs new work on a brain implant to aid memory problems

It sounds like science fiction: A device that can be surgically installed in the brain to help form, store and recall memories.<p>But the Pentagon is betting tens of millions of dollars that so-called neuroprosthetics will someday be used by victims of traumatic brain injuries and other conditions to …

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Prosthetics<p>The latest news in prosthetics from around the world, covering everything from wounded veterans to technology.<p>Robotic Running Suits<p>Robotic …

Unwanted prosthetic limbs from North-East hospital set to change lives in Africa

The charity collects old prosthetic legs and arms and distributes them to amputees living across Africa, in the hope of helping them to regain some …

Prosthetics can now sense touch

Amputees could soon benefit from new prosthetic limbs which can sense touch, as nerves from injured arms have been redirected into the skin on their …

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Innovation in China’s Tea Industry

Joshua Kaiser of Rishi Tea pioneered organic, fair-trade tea in the United States, but also in China.<p>The United States is not currently a hotbed for tea, compared to say, England, but the market for tea in the U.S. is growing in small pockets throughout the country in the form of tea houses and …

An Artificial Hand with Real Feelings - MIT Technology Review

There have been remarkable mechanical advances in prosthetic limbs in recent years, including rewiring nerve fibers to control sophisticated …

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