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Gaza amputees tackle new challenge on the football pitch

3 months, 6 days ago
In fluorescent orange jerseys, footballers manoeuvred across the artificial turf of a pitch in the Gaza Strip -- leaning on their metal crutches for support. "Today I can continue to play football," said Islam Amum, 27. He used to be…

Computer games relieve phantom limb pain: study

1 year, 10 months ago
PARIS: Amputees who played computer games using a virtual, on-screen arm, experienced relief from the phantom pain that often afflicts people who have lost a limb, scientists said Friday. Fourteen amputees who took part in a trial…