Paralysis research and treatment

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    Study reports breakthrough in treating paralysis
    20 May`11 - A 25-year-old man paralyzed in a hit-and-run accident five years ago can stand on his own again, and with help, can walk a few steps, says a new study. He can also voluntarily move his hips, knees, ankles and toes.
     
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    Restoring independent breathing after spinal cord injury...
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    Spinal cord repair restores independent breathing
    13 July 2011 - Damage to the spinal cord in the neck can result in problems breathing
     
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    Bioengineered Spinal Disc Could Relieve Back Pain
    August 05, 2011 - Existing surgical treatments lack flexibility
     
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    Progress in reversing paralysis...
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    Nose cell transplant enables paralysed dogs to walk
    18 November 2012 - Scientists have reversed paralysis in dogs after injecting them with cells grown from the lining of their nose.
     

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