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#paralysis

# paralysis - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

'The way I faced up to my blindness and paralysis was just replicating what I'd learned through sport'

We caught up with two-time Commonwealth medallist, adventurer and cure for paralysis activist Mark Pollock.

# paralysis - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Groundbreaking technology allows completely paralysed 'locked-in' patients to communicate Research

Groundbreaking technology allows completely paralysed 'locked-in' patients to communicate

The interface is a cap that sits on people’s heads and uses infrared light to detect variations in blood flow to different regions of the brain.

# paralysis - Saturday 12 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Dublin firm's technology used in new device that cured paralysis in monkeys Science

Dublin firm's technology used in new device that cured paralysis in monkeys

Scientists are excited about what this could mean for humans.

# paralysis - Friday 9 September, 2016

'Until my late 20s, I seemed to be able to eat whatever I wanted and not put on weight'

You can’t out-train your diet , writes Mark Pollock.

# paralysis - Thursday 28 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Paralysed three years ago, Jack Kavanagh is about to embark on the original American road trip Amazing

Paralysed three years ago, Jack Kavanagh is about to embark on the original American road trip

“When you put your mind to it, you can achieve anything – that’s what all this is about.”

# paralysis - Monday 29 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie My 2014: I met the Taoiseach, President Obama, and put spinal injuries on the global agenda My 2014

My 2014: I met the Taoiseach, President Obama, and put spinal injuries on the global agenda

I may no longer be the adventure athlete I was before I broke my back, but I am now an explorer searching for a cure for spinal cord injuries.

# paralysis - Thursday 11 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie "Your next adventure is this": The incredible Mark Pollock story to hit big screen Unbreakable

"Your next adventure is this": The incredible Mark Pollock story to hit big screen

The Irishman’s rollercoaster life – and Unbreakable spirit – the subject of feature documentary.

# paralysis - Monday 24 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Rare, polio-like illness paralyses children in California Unexplained

Rare, polio-like illness paralyses children in California

The syndrome which has no known cure has appeared in five children in the US.

# paralysis - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Saudi Arabia denies man was sentenced to paralysis Punishment

Saudi Arabia denies man was sentenced to paralysis

Reports about the cruel and unusual sentence sparked condemnation – but now Saudi authorities say the sentence was never handed down.

# paralysis - Friday 29 March, 2013

JT McNamara's paralysis confirmed following Cheltenham fall

The Injured Jockey’s Fund has issued a statement on the Limerick jockey’s well-being.

# paralysis - Thursday 16 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie British man loses high court battle to end his life Right To Die

British man loses high court battle to end his life

Tony Nicklinson, who is paralysed from the neck down, has described his life as “pure torture” and wept as the verdict was announced.

# paralysis - Tuesday 14 June, 2011

From The Daily Edge Batgirl to walk once more... Batgirl

Batgirl to walk once more...

A 23-year-old storyline which saw superheroine Batgirl confined to a wheelchair is to be changed by DC Comics – but the decision is proving controversial.