• An end to paralysis from spinal cord injury?

    28 days ago - By Daily Mail

    A new study from Boston Children's Hospital has been able to help mice walk again by injecting a compound which helps reactive nerve pathways that send signals to our leg muscles.
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  • Paralyzed mice with spinal cord injury made to walk again

    Paralyzed mice with spinal cord injury made to walk again

    28 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    Most people with spinal cord injury are paralyzed from the injury site down, even when the cord isn't completely severed. Why don't the spared portions of the spinal cord keep working? Researchers now provide insight into why these nerve pathways remain quiet. They also show that a small-molecule compound, given systemically, can revive these circuits in paralyzed mice, restoring their ability to walk.
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