Posts Tagged ‘Doctors’

Doctors discover 27 contacts stuck in woman’s eye

Doctors who were preparing a 67-year-old woman for routine cataract surgery recently were in for quite a surprise when they discovered the actual cause of her vision problems – a congealed mass of disposable contact lenses that she had reportedly been wearing for decades. According to NPR and BBC News, surgeons at Solihull Hospital in […]

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New device lets paralyzed man move his arm with just his thoughts

A paralyzed 56-year-old Cleveland man has purportedly become the first person ever to regain the use of his hand and arm with the assistance of a brain-computer interface, according to new led by doctors from Case Western Reserve University and two Ohio-based hospitals. The patient’s name is Bill Kochevar, and according to NPR, he was […]

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Doctors come clean: These cancer drugs may cause fatal heart damage

(NaturalNews) Doctors are now coming clean about a class of cancer drugs that can cause fatal heart damage. These cancer fighting drugs are different than immune system suppressants such as chemotherapy. These immune therapy drugs are designed to mobil…

Brain-computer interface lets ALS patient communicate with her family

An ALS patient who received a brain implant at University Medical Center Utrecht (UMCU) in the Netherlands has reportedly become the first person with the neurodegenerative condition to use this technology to communicate with family, friends, and caregivers in her own home. The feat, detailed this week in the New England Journal of Medicine, is […]

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