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Prosthetic Limbs

WATCH: A Medical Miracle Gives New Life to this Amazing Bionic Dog!

HooplaHa | Posted 08.04.2016 | Good News

Naki'o is one amazing dog that will fill your heart with love! Naki'o and his littermates were very young and left in a foreclosed home during the winter in Nebraska.

Elephant Who Lost Leg To Land Mine Gets Life-Saving Prosthetic Limb

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 07.05.2016 | Good News

Someone needed to address the elephant in the room. Literally. Mosha, an Asian elephant who lost her right foreleg at just 7 months old when she stepp...

Artist With One Arm Inks Clients With Tattoo Gun Prosthetic

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 06.14.2016 | Good News

He wears his heart on his sleeve. Tattoo artist, JC Sheitan Tenet — who lost his lower right arm 22 years ago — worked with artist and engineer Je...

Girl With A Prosthetic Leg Overjoyed To Get A Doll That Has One, Too

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 06.03.2016 | Good News

What a doll! A video of a young girl named Emma Bennett, who has a prosthetic leg and received an American Girl doll with one as well, has gone viral....

Mobile Amputee Clinic Helps Victims Wounded In Syria's War

Reuters | Alexandra Ma | Posted 04.15.2016 | World

Maaret al-Numan, SYRIA (Reuters) - In what looks like an ordinary white truck, two men are helping victims who have lost limbs in the conflict in Syri...

This Prosthetic Arm For Kids Is Made With LEGOs

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 03.04.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

We all know LEGOs rock, but little did we know their functionality extends far beyond playful structures. In the video above, learn about the IKO Crea...

Scientists Are Working On Prosthetics Controlled By Your Mind

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 02.23.2016 | Technology

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Thought-controlled prosthetic limbs, wheelchairs and computers may be available within a decade, say Australian scientists who are ...

Designing Medical Devices for the Poorest Four Billion

Krista Donaldson | Posted 01.15.2017 | Impact
Krista Donaldson

My plea is - particularly to funders - to focus support on the valley of death between proof-of-concept and commercialization. Without it, there is no impact at scale.

We Need Smaller Medical Devices For Children

AP | Alexandra Ma | Posted 01.06.2017 | Technology

WASHINGTON (AP) — Improvise isn't a word parents want to hear from their kid's doctor. Yet pediatric specialists too often have to jury-rig care bec...

This 18-Year-Old Just Ran Across The Entire State Of Maryland

Carly Steyer | Posted 07.06.2015 | Teen

What are you doing this summer? Whatever your plans are, they're likely less ambitious than those of 18-year-old Caitlin Adams, who just finished a...

Man Successfully Controls 2 Prosthetic Arms With Just His Thoughts

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 12.19.2014 | Technology

A Colorado man can now control two prosthetic arms with his mind. Les Baugh lost both his arms in an electrical accident 40 years ago. But with the...

Scientists Develop A 'Smart' Skin That Could Revolutionize Prosthetics

HuffPost Korea | Sanga Kwak | Posted 12.16.2014 | Technology

“In a few years, I expect to see prosthetic devices made of prosthetic skin that detects external stimuli and responds like real skin, operated by brain signals.”

I Lost My Legs, But I Learned What I Wanted to Do With My Life

Stephanie Decker | Posted 02.07.2015 | Impact
Stephanie Decker

Through sheer determination, a will to live and desire to see my children grow up, get married and go to college I FOUGHT. I fought like had never fought before in my life.

Open Letter to Kanye West, From a Kid Who Gets 'Special Parking and S**t'

Harshada Rajani | Posted 11.17.2014 | Entertainment
Harshada Rajani

I'm in a wheelchair and though I can stand, I wouldn't waste even half a breath of energy standing up for you.

Artificial Vaginas Are On The Way

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 06.19.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

A recent New York Magazine infographic brought to light the impressive evolution of prosthetics, which as of April includes vaginas. The piece doc...

I Lost a Limb But Gained a Purpose

Marina Ivie | Posted 07.20.2014 | Impact
Marina Ivie

Although my body was weak and I had tubes on my body as far as my eyes could see, my mind was still very clear. I just kept telling myself to hold on.

9-Year-Old Girl Gets 3-D Printed Prosthetic Fingers Thanks To Innovative High Schoolers

The Huffington Post | Nicole Edine | Posted 05.07.2014 | Impact

If ever there was an argument made for getting more 3-D printers into schools, this might be it. MyFoxPhilly recently did a report on 9-year-old Ky...

Girl Hugs Dad With Two Arms For First Time After Friends Surprise Her With Bionic Limb

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 05.05.2014 | Impact

Torri Biddle's well-being has never been far from her father's thoughts. "There were always fears in the back of my mind ... Is she going to be abl...

'Never, Not Ever, Did They Refer To Their Father As Disabled.'

Kristin Shaw | Posted 03.31.2014 | Fifty
Kristin Shaw

Never, not ever, did they refer to their father as disabled. He was just Dad.

That's Not A Peeping Tom In The Pool Locker Room..

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News

Sixty school children in the United Kingdom were forced to evacuate a pool changing room after a prosthetic leg was mistaken for someone lurking out o...

FREAKY VIDEO: Monkeys Use Mind-Control To Move 'Limbs'

| Emily Underwood | Posted 11.08.2013 | Science

Most of us don’t think twice when we extend our arms to hug a friend or push a shopping cart—our limbs work together seamlessly to follow our ment...

Performance Enhancing Legs Race Toward the Track Record Book

Peter Weyand | Posted 09.11.2013 | Science
Peter Weyand

An intriguing, technological watershed is fast approaching for Athletics -- that defining moment when an athlete with artificial limbs shatters an "able-bodied" world record.

Oprah Donates Big To Teen Amputee's Boston Charity

The Huffington Post | Nader Salass | Posted 06.14.2013 | Impact

Michael Stolzenberg, a 13 year-old quadruple amputee helping Boston bombing victims, is the definition of an Übermensch -- and his efforts are gettin...

WATCH: Man Without Hand Shows Off Amazing Wedding Ring Solution

Posted 05.10.2013 | Weddings

Seven months ago, Luke Medland, an English man who was born without his left hand, was fitted for a state-of-the-art prosthetic limb. Although he love...

PHOTOS: Marines Carry Boy With Broken Prosthetic Leg Across Triathlon Finish Line

Posted 10.11.2012 | Impact

When Kim Baltz didn't see her 11-year-old son approaching the finish line at the Sea Turtle Tri kids triathlon in Pensacola Beach, Fla., she knew some...