Three people whose legs were paralyzed for years can stand and take steps again thanks to an electrical implant that zaps the injured spinal cord — along with months of intense rehab, researchers have reported.
It didn't take long for Josh Donaldson to return to the disabled list but, no, the former Toronto Blue Jays' star third baseman hasn't experienced an injury setback. Being placed on the 10-day DL allows the Cleveland Indians newcomer to begin a rehab assignment Monday afternoon with the triple-A Columbus Clippers. Starting at third and […]
China’s rehab centers are no strangers to using technology to treat addiction. The latest approach, however, is rather unusual. Shanghai drug rehab facilities (not pictured here) are trialing a combination of VR, eye tracking and skin sensors to both aid in recovery and gauge its effectiveness. Recovering addicts have to look at images and video […]
Research has revealed that music therapy can improve motor skills in patients with neurological disorder.
Enlarge / A heroin addict at a rehab house. (credit: Getty | AFP) If you caught John Oliver’s Last Week Tonight this past Sunday, you saw a lengthy segment detailing the atrocities of the rehabilitation industry. As Oliver pointed out, it’s largely an unregulated, unstandardized market rife with bad actors, scams, and bunkum that offers […]
Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Dom Perignon Billionaire Matthew Mellon is dead at 54. He died at a rehab facility in Mexico after struggling with an addiction to painkillers. Mellon is a descendant of the founders of Mellon Bank and investment bank Drexel Burnham Lambert. In recent years he made a reported $ 1 billion investing in […]
An elderly Toronto man who was stuck in a Florida hospital because his insurance company said there were no beds available back home is now in a rehab hospital in the city’s east end.
Harvey Weinstein spent time in a $58,000 sex rehab program in Arizona that made him wake up at 6:30 a.m. every day to meditate
Getty Images Disgraced Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein is reportedly living in Arizona and periodically traveling around the country seeking sex addiction treatment. According to a New York Times report published Saturday, Weinstein spent some time at a sex rehab center outside Scottsdale, Arizona, that cost him $ 58,000. Weinstein has been accused of sexual […]
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HALF of heart attack survivors are missing out on a potentially life-saving service, a charity has found.