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Children with cerebral palsy to benefit from 'artificial muscles'

Children with cerebral palsy to benefit from 'artificial muscles'

New solutions needed to improve care and reduce cost of high-need, high-cost patients

New solutions needed to improve care and reduce cost of high-need, high-cost patients

Self-care techniques should be first line of treatment for patients with facial pain, suggests study

Self-care techniques should be first line of treatment for patients with facial pain, suggests study

Researchers emphasize need for more physical activities for home-school children

Researchers emphasize need for more physical activities for home-school children

UTHealth enrolls first U.S. patient in novel stem cell trial to treat stroke disability

UTHealth enrolls first U.S. patient in novel stem cell trial to treat stroke disability

New recovery pathway could speed up time to next treatment for pancreatic cancer patients

New recovery pathway could speed up time to next treatment for pancreatic cancer patients

IUPUI researcher receives $2.85 million grant to find ways to improve bone strength

IUPUI researcher receives $2.85 million grant to find ways to improve bone strength

Neck-strengthening exercises can protect athletes from concussions

Neck-strengthening exercises can protect athletes from concussions

Study suggests single-person gowning step to help optimize sterile technique in the OR

Study suggests single-person gowning step to help optimize sterile technique in the OR

Researchers investigate how physical exercise protects against sudden cardiac death

Researchers investigate how physical exercise protects against sudden cardiac death

Critically ill children experience muscle atrophy within one week of mechanical ventilation

Critically ill children experience muscle atrophy within one week of mechanical ventilation

Early physical therapy associated with reduction in opioid use

Early physical therapy associated with reduction in opioid use

3D-printed adaptive aids can benefit patients with arthritis

3D-printed adaptive aids can benefit patients with arthritis

RKI publishes new data on disease prevention and utilization of medical services

RKI publishes new data on disease prevention and utilization of medical services

Financial difficulties add to patients' cancer struggle

Financial difficulties add to patients' cancer struggle

UA scientist hopes to heal bone fractures using combination of 3D printing and adult stem cells

UA scientist hopes to heal bone fractures using combination of 3D printing and adult stem cells

New methods for preserving shoulder function, quality of life in breast cancer patients

New methods for preserving shoulder function, quality of life in breast cancer patients

Physician-scientists treat first patient in the U.S. with focused ultrasound for neuropathic leg pain

Physician-scientists treat first patient in the U.S. with focused ultrasound for neuropathic leg pain

In-home physical therapy care for knee replacement patients leads to better recovery

In-home physical therapy care for knee replacement patients leads to better recovery

Nonfatal injuries in the U.S. cost over $1.8 trillion in 2013

Nonfatal injuries in the U.S. cost over $1.8 trillion in 2013