Neural Implants Gaining Momentum

Science fiction once again becomes science fact as neural implants gain momentum, aiding those suffering from spinal cord injuries.

Watch for an upcoming full story in Wired about how neural implants are helping individuals suffering from spinal cord injuries with issues such as bladder control.

We'll be seeing more and more progress, along the lines of predictions made by Raymond Kurzweil in "The Singularity is Near," as neural implant technology steadily erodes the distinction between human and machine, leading to the age, as Kurzweil coined it, of "spiritual machines," and raising questions about the meaning of spirituality in an era where humans bodily incorporate robotic components.
Law Offices of Michael H. Cohen offers general corporate legal services, litigation consultation, and expertise in health law with a unique focus on alternative, complementary, and integrative medical therapies.

Michael H. Cohen is Principal in Law Offices of Michael H. Cohen and also President of the Institute for Integrative and Energy Medicine (also known as the Institute for Health, Ethics, Law, Policy & Society), a forum for exploration of legal, regulatory, ethical, and health policy issues involved in the judicious integration of complementary and alternative medical therapies (such as acupuncture and traditional oriental medicine, chiropractic, massage therapy, herbal medicine) and conventional clinical care. The most recent published book by Michael H. Cohen on health care law, regulation, ethics and policy pertaining to complementary, alternative and integrative medicine and related fields is Healing at the Borderland of Medicine and Religion. This is the fourth book in a series, following Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Legal Boundaries and Regulatory Perspectives (1998), Beyond Complementary Medicine: Legal and Ethical Perspectives on Health Care and Human Evolution (2000), and Future Medicine: Ethical Dilemmas, Regulatory Challenges, and Therapeutic Pathways to Health Care and Healing in Human Transformation (2003).

Health care and corporate lawyer Michael H. Cohen has also been admitted to the Bar of England and Wales as a Solicitor (non-practicing), adding to Bar membership in four U.S. states.