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# paralysis - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

This woman was paralysed on one side - two years later she walked on the Great Wall of China
# Honour Your Heroes
# Honour Your Heroes

This woman was paralysed on one side - two years later she walked on the Great Wall of China

Aug 20th 2019, 5:42 PM 10,334 Views 2 Comments

Sacha Dekker took part in Beaumont Hospital Foundation’s annual Honour Your Heroes event today.

# paralysis - Friday 5 July, 2019

Arm function restored to paralysed patients as part of groundbreaking Australian study
# Nerve Transfer
# Nerve Transfer

Arm function restored to paralysed patients as part of groundbreaking Australian study

Jul 5th 2019, 8:16 AM 12,474 Views 9 Comments

Two years after the procedure, most participants were able to feed themselves, use tools and handle electronic devices.

# paralysis - Saturday 3 November, 2018

Scientists identify potential antidote to paralysis-inducing toxin that causes botulism
# Npp
# Npp

Scientists identify potential antidote to paralysis-inducing toxin that causes botulism

Nov 3rd 2018, 6:00 PM 9,224 Views 3 Comments

The neurotoxin is the most potent toxin known to exist and is considered a potential bioweapon.

# paralysis - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

Two cases of Irish children with polio-like disease reported this year
# AFP
# AFP

Two cases of Irish children with polio-like disease reported this year

Oct 23rd 2018, 3:26 PM 22,885 Views 15 Comments

The HPSC has issued a warning to doctors over a global increase in incidents of the disease.

# paralysis - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

'The way I faced up to my blindness and paralysis was just replicating what I'd learned through sport'
# Mind Over Matter
From The42
# Mind Over Matter

'The way I faced up to my blindness and paralysis was just replicating what I'd learned through sport'

Jun 14th 2017, 7:30 AM 5,871 Views 3 Comments

We caught up with two-time Commonwealth medallist, adventurer and cure for paralysis activist Mark Pollock.

# paralysis - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Groundbreaking technology allows completely paralysed 'locked-in' patients to communicate
# Research
# Research

Groundbreaking technology allows completely paralysed 'locked-in' patients to communicate

Feb 1st 2017, 10:10 PM 13,378 Views 14 Comments

The interface is a cap that sits on people’s heads and uses infrared light to detect variations in blood flow to different regions of the brain.

# paralysis - Saturday 12 November, 2016

Dublin firm's technology used in new device that cured paralysis in monkeys
# Science
# Science

Dublin firm's technology used in new device that cured paralysis in monkeys

Nov 12th 2016, 8:10 AM 8,981 Views 11 Comments

Scientists are excited about what this could mean for humans.

# paralysis - Friday 9 September, 2016

'Until my late 20s, I seemed to be able to eat whatever I wanted and not put on weight'
# Fitness
From The42
# Fitness

'Until my late 20s, I seemed to be able to eat whatever I wanted and not put on weight'

Sep 9th 2016, 4:07 PM 7,659 Views 2 Comments

You can’t out-train your diet , writes Mark Pollock.

# paralysis - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Paralysed three years ago, Jack Kavanagh is about to embark on the original American road trip
# Amazing
# Amazing

Paralysed three years ago, Jack Kavanagh is about to embark on the original American road trip

May 28th 2015, 4:09 PM 20,378 Views 9 Comments

“When you put your mind to it, you can achieve anything – that’s what all this is about.”

# paralysis - Monday 29 December, 2014

My 2014: I met the Taoiseach, President Obama, and put spinal injuries on the global agenda
# My 2014
# My 2014

My 2014: I met the Taoiseach, President Obama, and put spinal injuries on the global agenda

Dec 29th 2014, 8:30 AM 72 Views 11 Comments

I may no longer be the adventure athlete I was before I broke my back, but I am now an explorer searching for a cure for spinal cord injuries.

# paralysis - Thursday 11 September, 2014

"Your next adventure is this": The incredible Mark Pollock story to hit big screen
# Unbreakable
# Unbreakable

"Your next adventure is this": The incredible Mark Pollock story to hit big screen

Sep 11th 2014, 5:35 PM 20,262 Views 9 Comments

The Irishman’s rollercoaster life – and Unbreakable spirit – the subject of feature documentary.

# paralysis - Monday 24 February, 2014

Rare, polio-like illness paralyses children in California
# Unexplained
# Unexplained

Rare, polio-like illness paralyses children in California

Feb 24th 2014, 9:11 AM 13,788 Views 30 Comments

The syndrome which has no known cure has appeared in five children in the US.

# paralysis - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Saudi Arabia denies man was sentenced to paralysis
# Punishment
# Punishment

Saudi Arabia denies man was sentenced to paralysis

Apr 9th 2013, 10:07 AM 14,544 Views 55 Comments

Reports about the cruel and unusual sentence sparked condemnation – but now Saudi authorities say the sentence was never handed down.

# paralysis - Friday 29 March, 2013

JT McNamara's paralysis confirmed following Cheltenham fall
# Neck Injury
From The42
# Neck Injury

JT McNamara's paralysis confirmed following Cheltenham fall

Mar 29th 2013, 7:36 PM 53,734 Views 75 Comments

The Injured Jockey’s Fund has issued a statement on the Limerick jockey’s well-being.

# paralysis - Thursday 16 August, 2012

British man loses high court battle to end his life
# Right To Die
# Right To Die

British man loses high court battle to end his life

Aug 16th 2012, 5:49 PM 11,418 Views 70 Comments

Tony Nicklinson, who is paralysed from the neck down, has described his life as “pure torture” and wept as the verdict was announced.

# paralysis - Tuesday 14 June, 2011

Batgirl to walk once more...
# Batgirl
From The Daily Edge
# Batgirl

Batgirl to walk once more...

Jun 14th 2011, 2:15 PM 390 Views 0 Comments

A 23-year-old storyline which saw superheroine Batgirl confined to a wheelchair is to be changed by DC Comics – but the decision is proving controversial.