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Monkey test offers hope to paralysed

Published: November 29, 2003

sriimg20031126_4491945_0The treated monkeys, which had suffered paralysis in one hand, regained 80 per cent of the movement they had lost.

Up to 12 months of further study is needed to confirm these results and, in particular, to see if there are any serious side effects.

“This is one more step on a very long road,” cautioned Eric Rouiller, professor of neurophysiology at Fribourg University.

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