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Monkey test offers hope to paralysed

The treated monkeys, which had suffered paralysis in one hand, regained 80 per cent of the movement they had lost. Up to 12 months of...

New study may explain spinal cord pain

BY PAULA BRADY - Staff Reporter A new study by Yale researchers has found a possible explanation for chronic pain in patients with spinal cord...

Feeling restored after paralysis

Scientists say they have successfully restored feeling to patients paralysed for at least two years. A team from the University of San Paulo in Brazil...

Cell transplants help reverse paralysis

Patients are feeling a sensation of hope Robert Smith, 46, of Harrison Township underwent a Chinese procedure to help him regain movement. The first American spinal...

Paralysed girl’s ‘miracle’ steps

A teenager who was paralysed from the neck down in a car accident has taken her first steps - despite being told she would...

How Nerve Cells Grow

FRIDAY, July 25 (HealthDayNews) -- Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions have identified a protein that promotes the growth of tentacle-like axons on nerve...

Reeve recovery hopes boosted

Scientists have uncovered evidence that actor Christopher Reeve could make a full recovery from paralysis if his spinal injury can be fixed. Reeve, the star...

Spinal Cord: Heal Thyself

Transplanted stem cells can improve Motor skills in injured rats FRIDAY, Aug. 30 (HealthDayNews) -- Japanese researchers are reporting yet another advance in the repair...

Benefit for paralyzed snowboarder takes off

BRECKENRIDGE - On April 6, 2002, Matt Wyffels was competing at Copper Mountain and broke his back. After suffering a spinal cord injury, doctors told...

Christopher Reeve for Embryonic Stem Cells

July 28, 2001: Christopher Reeve, Mary Tyler Moore, and others favoring research involving embryonic stem cells, continue to pressure President Bush, who is said...