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September 1, 2015
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Paralyzed men move legs after non-invasive spinal cord stimulation: study

Five men with complete motor paralysis were able to voluntarily generate step-like movements thanks to a new strategy that non-invasively delivers electrical stimulation to their spinal cords, according to a new study funded in part by the U.S. National Institutes of Health. >> Read full article

Call for presentations on work-related MSD research

The Institute for Work and Health is now accepting abstracts for presentation proposals for the 19th International Scientific Conference on the Prevention of Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders. >> Read full article

Pensions affect private savings

Forcing Canadians to contribute more to the Canada Pension Plan or an Ontario Retirement Pension Plan could reduce voluntary private savings, according to new research from the Fraser Institute. >> Read full article

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Hypertensive patients benefit from acupuncture: study

Patients with hypertension treated with acupuncture experienced drops in their blood pressure that lasted up to a month and a half, researchers with the Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine have found. Their work is the first to scientifically confirm that this ancient Chinese practice is beneficial in treating mild to moderate hypertension. >> Learn More…

 
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