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Paralysed dog walks again

Published 19/11/2012 | 09:16

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A study of pet dogs with severe spinal injuries suffered in accidents offers new hope for paralysed human patients.Scientists restored movement to the dogs' hind legs by bridging breaks in the spinal cord using cells taken from their noses.One previously crippled dachshund, Jasper, was described by its owner "whizzing around the house" after undergoing the treatment.

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