Tag Archives: Hands

Nerve surgery helps people with paralysis control their hands and arms

Nerve surgery can restore some control to the arm and hand following spinal cord injuryVasyl Dolmatov/Getty By Ruby Prosser Scully Surgeons have reanimated the hands and arms of people who are paralysed by connecting up working nerves to the injured ones, giving people the ability to use their phones, apply make-up and feed themselves again.… Read More »

Anti-vaxxers ‘have blood on their hands,’ says UK health secretary

His comments came days after a study by UNICEF, the United Nations’ children’s agency,found that measles deaths were up globally by 22% in 2017, and complacency and fear of vaccines were among the factors leading to less vaccinations. Speaking the same day on BBC Radio 4’s Today program, Hancock said the UK needed to “consider… Read More »

Hands Don't Spread HPV, Study Finds

FRIDAY, Feb. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Human papillomavirus (HPV) is easily transmitted during sex, but it is unlikely to be passed by the hands, Canadian researchers report. The virus, which infects the skin and genitals, is a cause of several types of cancer in both men and women, including cervical cancer, as well as… Read More »