Study of 25 stroke patients shows BrainQ’s wave therapy can reduce disability

Good News Notes: “Israeli startup BrainQ said that a pilot trial of 25 stroke patients treated with its artificial intelligence (AI)-based electromagnetic therapy has shown ‘striking’ results in reducing disability following a stroke. The Jerusalem-based startup has developed a wearable hat-like device that looks like a large round hair-dryer. This cloud-connected device aims to treat…

Quadriplegic artist uses her mouth to create intricate masterpieces

Good News Notes: “This Georgia artist makes masterpieces in the most creative of ways. Jessica Jewett was born with a rare birth defect that left her quadriplegic, but the 38-year-old didn’t let that stop her from becoming an artist. Using her mouth, Jewett creates intricate paintings, portraits and fine art. Her latest project memorializing Civil…

Man with rare disability proves anything is possible with small business

Good News Notes: “A Warwick resident is proving anything is possible if you put your mind to it. Nicholas Votolato was born with a rare genetic disorder where he is missing his 18th chromosome. He struggled to find a job because of his disability. So, he took classes at the state’s Developmental Disabilities Council and…

ReelAbilities festival returns to foster acceptance

 Good News Notes: “The power of the arts and conversation to move people of every stripe will be on full display soon as the ReelAbilities Houston Film & Arts Festival returns for an eighth year. The citywide event, which includes some pre-festival happenings and unfolds in earnest Feb. 11-20 at multiple locations, presents film screenings,…