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Bringing Breath Back to Paralyzed Patients: Researchers Find Potential Fix For Spinal Cord Injuries

Spinal Cord Injuries

Researchers at Case Western Reserve have successfully developed a procedure that restores functionality to the muscles that control breathing even in patients that have been paralyzed for an extended period of time. What happens when a spinal cord is injured? When someone sustains an injury to the spinal cord, scar tissue forms upwards and downwards from the injury site to ...

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