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“Paralysis”

Jun 25, 2014 10:50 AM ET // Kelly Dickerson, LiveScience
For the first time, a neural bypass rerouted brain signals around nerve damage
Apr 11, 2014 10:28 AM ET
An experimental treatment uses electricity to help people suffering from paralysis stand up and even walk! Could this technique provide a cure for some victims? Tara explains how this therapy works.
Apr 8, 2014 12:24 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Four paraplegics are newly able to move muscles using a new therapy that involves electrical stimulation of the spinal cord. Continue reading →
Apr 4, 2014 03:04 PM ET
Certain injuries we are able to fix, and some we simply don't have the technology to fix. One of the more common unfixable injuries involves spinal cords, but Trace explains how science might be close to finding a way to repair nerves in the spine!
Mar 12, 2013 03:00 AM ET
Ever woken up, but couldn't move a muscle? You're not alone. It's called sleep paralysis and it can be really scary. Laci takes a look at what happens when