Tag: "flex" at medical news
FDA Approve S Robotic Device to Help Stroke Patients
...s, patients may begin to relearn how to extend and flex
the arm, rebuilding and strengthening neurological...at patients wear every day. A renewed ability to flex
and extend at the elbow would be especially important to patients who also cannot walk and who may o...
Aging Gracefully, With a Chronic Disease
...ts that dont work well. I have a wrist that doesnt flex
and neuropathies in my legs, she says. I think its difficult when someone has a long-term disease to separate what happens as the body ages from what happens when you have a disease for a very long time. RA is debilitating for some patients as they...
Deflecting Damage: Flexible Electronics Aid Brain Injury Research
...y. The hope is that the devices of the future will flex
with living tissue, maintaining a connection without damaging the human cells. Source-Eurekaler MED/B...
Solitons Could Power Molecular Electronics, Artificial Muscles
...uch muscles would be made of organic polymers, and flex
in response to light or electrochemical stimulation. "If fully understood, solitons may also be harnessed to drive molecular motors in nanotechnology," Li said. This work was mainly funded by Honda R&D Co., Ltd., with computing resources provided...
Shapelier Knee Replacements for Women
...ent, which is key in allowing the knee to move and flex
properly. However, an implant that fits a woman’s knee from front to back often will be too wide from side to side, leading to the implant overhanging the bone and potentially pressing on, or damaging, surrounding ligaments and tendons, possibly caus...