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Spinal cord treatment restores function for paralyzed patients in study: ‘New hope’

Posted on AllSides May 21st, 2024
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Ninety percent of regained strength or function in their upper limbs after receiving an experimental therapy, a new study found. After receiving spinal cord simulation from ONWARD Medical’s ARC-EX system, the participants saw "significant improvement" in their hand and arm function, according to a press release. The study, published on Monday in Nature Medicine, included 65 participants at 14 leading spinal cord injury centers in the U.S., Europe and Canada. MANY FAMILIES TAKE PATIENTS OFF LIFE SUPPORT TOO SOON AFTER TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES: STUDY The participants received of the spinal...

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