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Three-year-old Carter Abernathy is among the nearly 130 patients across the country who have been diagnosed with AFM.

Doctors think they know what’s causing the outbreak of a rare polio-like illness across the US

So far this year, state health departments have referred 155 potential AFM cases to the CDC. AFM causes paralysis and mostly affects young children.

A revolutionary medical treatment has helped two paralyzed people walk again — here’s why it’s such a huge deal

The treatment involves the installation of an implant that delivers electrical stimulation directly to the the spinal chord — along with a whole lot of training where researchers help patients go through the motions of standing and walking again.

You can control this new software with your brain, and it should make Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg nervous

Nuro uses a non-invasive approach that doesn't involve brain surgery — and it could be a game-changer for patients with no other means of communicating. The company also has big plans to expand.

A former race car driver paralyzed from the neck down is driving again thanks to self-driving tech

Sam Schmidt lost his ability to race in 2000 when he got into a racing accident rendering him paralyzed. Now, he can race again thanks to new car tech.

We have our strongest evidence yet that Zika virus may be linked to a paralyzing disorder called Guillain-Barré Syndrome — here’s wha...

The vast majority of patients who developed the disorder during a Zika outbreak in French Polynesia two years ago had previously been infected with the virus.