Implant lets paralyzed man 'play guitar'

Posted in Hardware on 14th Apr, 2016
by Alex Muller

Paralyzed from the chest down, Ian Burkhart has been able to use his fingers for the first time in six years after a chip was inserted in his brain.

Fastest brain-computer-interface speller developed

Posted in Hardware on 7th Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

Allows paralyzed patients to communicate at 60 characters per minute

Another promising drug for Parkinson's disease:

Posted in Science on 11th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

A drug which has already been in use for decades to treat liver disease could be an effective treatment to slow down progression of Parkinson's.

Eye tracking will help the paralyzed talk to the outside world

Posted in Medicine on 10th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

Researchers are developing systems that use eye tracking for communication.

Brain-zapping headwear designed to treat Parkinson's

Posted in Medicine on 20th Jun, 2015
by Alex Muller

A team at Johns Hopkins University has created a prototype device that delivers non-invasive brain stimulation to sufferers of Parkinson's disease.