Paralysed Man Shares Video Of Him Sitting Up Unassisted For First Time In Eight Years

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 26.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A man who is paralysed from the shoulders down has shared a video which shows him sitting up unassisted for the first time in eight years. In the vide...

A Woman With 'Locked In' Syndrome Has Learnt To Type With Just Her Mind

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 14.11.2016 | UK Tech

A brain implant has helped a woman with ‘locked-in’ syndrome to communicate again despite her severe paralysis. In 2008, Hanneke de Bruijne from ...

Incredibly, Scientists Have Reversed Leg Paralysis In Monkeys

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 10.11.2016 | UK Tech

Technology that has allowed paralysed monkeys to walk again for the first time, could be used on humans within a decade. The new study, conducted by t...

Back To Life

Henning van der Hoeven | Posted 04.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Henning van der Hoeven

Every experience in our lives leaves its mark. It molds our character and sculpts us into the perfect person that we are supposed to be, or at least that is how it should be. It took several years. Nevertheless, I have been able to turn my limitations to advantages.

Locked-In Sufferers Take 'Right To Die' Case To Highest Court

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Locked-in syndrome sufferer Tony Nicklinson's widow and a paralysed road accident victim take their "right-to-die" battle for a change in the law to t...

Walkies! Paralysed Dachshund Jasper Walks Again Thanks To Nose Cell Transplant (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.11.2012 | UK

A paralysed dachshund has learned to walk again after cells taken from his nose were used to bridge the breaks in his spinal cord. Jasper, who has...

Locked-In Sufferer Loses Battle For Right To Die

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.08.2012 | UK

Locked-in syndrome sufferer Tony Nicklinson has lost his High Court battle for the right to end his life when he chooses. Following the ruling Mr N...

Tony Nicklinson 'Condemned To Suffering And Indignity'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.06.2012 | UK

Locked-in syndrome victim Tony Nicklinson is being condemned to live in a state of suffering and indignity by the current law of assisted suicide and ...

'No Happy Endings' For Locked-In Sufferer, Says Wife

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.08.2012 | UK

The wife of a man with locked-in syndrome who is fighting for his right to die at the High Court said on Tuesday there will be "no happy endings" to t...

Two Locked-In Syndrome Sufferers To Take Right To Die Pleas To High Court

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.06.2012 | UK

Two locked-in syndrome sufferers who find their lives "undignified and intolerable" are to take their right-to-die pleas to the High Court on Tuesday....

'Hello World!' Locked-In Syndrome Tweets For First Time

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A locked-in syndrome patient has been captured on film tweeting for the first time. Tony Nicklinson, who seven years ago had a major stroke that le...

New Brain Machine That Moves Paralysed Limbs

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 20.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle

American scientists have come a step closer to discovering a way of ‘curing’ paralysed limbs by creating technology that delivers direct electroni...

Hospital Error Leaves Girl Paralysed

Posted 31.10.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION - A teenage schoolgirl was left paralysed from the waist down when a spinal anaesthetic was left in too long after a routine operati...