December 17, 201212172012
Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Hand Could Be Breakthrough
A robotic hand that's
controlled by the thoughts of a woman who is paralyzed from the
neck down provides her with an amount of control and movement never
before achieved in this type of artificial limb, say the scientists
who developed it.
Asperger's, Autism Not Linked to Violence: Experts
Despite media reports
alleging that the gunman involved in the Connecticut school
shootings had Asperger's syndrome, experts were quick to assert
Sunday that there is no link between the condition -- a mild form
of autism -- and violence.
Signifor Approved for Cushing's Disease
diaspartate) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug
Administration to treat Cushing's disease in cases that cannot be
treated by surgery.