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Autistic Student Recruited for College Basketball Championship

Kalin Bennett didn’t take his first steps until age 4, but now he has become the first player with autism to be recruited by the NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association). When he joins the Kent State University basketball team next year, Kalin will become the...

Vincent Lambert’s Case: Experts Deny Unreasonable Obstinacy

On November 18, 2018, a report of experts was published on Vincent Lambert’s case. This expert medical report was ordered on April 20 by the Administrative Court in Châlons-en-Champagne, France. This followed the announcement on April 9, 2018 by the Reims Medical...

Paraplegics Walk Again Thanks to New Technology

More and more disabled persons who were previously unable to walk are now using exoskeletons called “re-walkers” to get around. Exoskeletons allow paraplegics to perform daily upright activities: get up from a chair, remain standing, walk and even climb stairs. It is...

In Utero Spina Bifida Surgery

Two unborn babies with spina bifida underwent in utero surgery by a 30-member team of doctors from the University College Hospital in London. Each operating procedure lasted 90 minutes, and the mothers and their babies are doing fine. The surgery was made possible...

Reconsidering Vincent Lambert’s Expert Medical Assessment

On June 20, when Vincent Lambert’s three court-assigned doctors resigned, the Administrative Court in Chalons-en-Champagne, France, is now reconsidering whether or not to request a new expert for assessing the clinical recommendations for his case. Appointed by court...

Vincent Lambert: 3 MDs Appointed for a New Expert Opinion

On 3 May 2018, the Administrative Court of Châlons-en-Champagne, France announced the appointment of 3 medical experts to examine Vincent Lambert’s clinical condition. Following the collegial decision on April 9, Vincent Lambert’s attending physician at the Reims...