disability

Paralyzed man walks again with brain-controlled exoskeleton
World

Paralyzed man walks again with brain-controlled exoskeleton

A French man paralyzed in a night club accident can walk again thanks to a brain-controlled exoskeleton in what scientists…
Activists hail Japan election of lawmakers with serious disabilities
World

Activists hail Japan election of lawmakers with serious disabilities

The election of two candidates with serious disabilities to Japan’s parliament was hailed by activists Monday, saying it could help…
Syrian woman in wheelchair tells UN disabled are invisible
Middle East

Syrian woman in wheelchair tells UN disabled are invisible

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A 20-year-old Syrian woman with cerebral palsy told the United Nations on Wednesday that hundreds of…
Implant helps paralyzed man walk again
Health & Fitness

Implant helps paralyzed man walk again

  Five years after he was paralyzed in a snowmobile accident, a man in the US has learned to walk…
Blind students perform ‘unprecedented’ play at Assiut university
Culture

Blind students perform ‘unprecedented’ play at Assiut university

Students from the Blind Center of Assiut University performed a play on Monday entitled ‘Al-Fangry’ (The Pretender), during their participation…
Diamonds: Because They’re Worth It
Technology

Diamonds: Because They’re Worth It

By Wincy Chan for Jessica In 2009, Doris Leung left her career in journalism to launch a transportation service designed…
One-legged Egyptian football players aim for a league of their own
Egypt

One-legged Egyptian football players aim for a league of their own

A group of Egyptian soccer players have formed a team for one-legged players, hoping to start league for disabled players…
Parliament reaches preliminary agreement for disabilities bill
Egypt

Parliament reaches preliminary agreement for disabilities bill

  Parliament has reached a preliminary agreement to the bill concerning the rights of people with disabilities, which was presented…
Chronic sleep problems linked to disability later in life
Health & Fitness

Chronic sleep problems linked to disability later in life

In adults of all ages, chronic sleep problems were linked with a greater risk of trouble with activities of daily…
Physical labor linked to disability after retirement
Health & Fitness

Physical labor linked to disability after retirement

People who toil away in physically demanding jobs may find that aches and pains follow them into retirement, limiting daily…
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