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Gene therapy restores hand function in rats

Researchers based in King’s College London have found that gene therapy can restore hand function after spinal cord injury in rats. After suffering a spinal cord injury, dense scar tissue usually forms. It is this tissue that prevents connections being…

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New drug restores breathing after spinal cord injury

Patients with high-level spinal cord injuries may face the inability to control their breathing. These patients often require artificial ventilation for the rest of their lives. Researchers have recently tested a substance called Hydrogel. The Hydrogel can deliver a neuron-protecting…

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Paralysed patient feels sensation again

Scientists at the California Institute of Technolgy have induced sensation in the arm of a paralysed man. Using a tiny array of electrodes implanted in the brain’s somatosensory ave cortex, scientists have induced sensations of touch and movement in the hand…

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