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Doctors 'Rewire' Hands of Paralysed Man


Health & Wellness  (tags: science, Washington University's school of medici, new surgery, rewiring nerves, spinal cord injury, possible breakthrough, paralysis )

Judy
- 1528 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Surgeons at Washington University's school of medicine said the operation may prove to be a breakthrough for some patients paralysed by spinal cord injuries.



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Teresa W. (782)
Wednesday May 16, 2012, 5:41 am
noted
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday May 16, 2012, 8:40 am
Thank you
 

Danuta Watola (1269)
Friday May 18, 2012, 2:53 am
noted
 

Gabriel R. (111)
Friday May 18, 2012, 3:59 am
Amazing. Noted.
 

Rebecca T. (1)
Friday May 18, 2012, 5:11 am
As a paralyzed woman myself, I find this exciting.
 

Carmen S. (617)
Friday May 18, 2012, 5:48 am
this is great news, thanks Judy, and hopefully it works and can benefit many people
 

paul m. (93)
Friday May 18, 2012, 5:57 am

Noted,,,,
 

Louise Fournier (0)
Friday May 18, 2012, 2:27 pm
Interesting and good news! Advancements always needed.
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Friday May 18, 2012, 3:56 pm
Good news.
 

Fred Krohn (34)
Friday May 18, 2012, 6:18 pm
Great beginning! Now we need to expand it to get the precision demonstrated in classic Star Trek 'Spock's Brain' episode.
 

Rin S. (10)
Friday May 18, 2012, 6:54 pm
That's amazing to hear! It brings the hope of more miracles!
 

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Friday May 18, 2012, 7:14 pm
Noted.
 

Judy C. (107)
Friday May 18, 2012, 11:54 pm
This is good, hopeful news. I became paralyzed in 1991.
 

Kim R. (0)
Saturday May 19, 2012, 1:28 am
Hooray!!! For Doctors!! XD
 

Lisa Plunkett (4)
Saturday May 19, 2012, 4:08 am
Very very cool! :-) Science is bringing some very promising results!!!
 

M B. (62)
Saturday May 19, 2012, 3:16 pm
Great,but remember :"The operation is only suitable for those patients who suffered damaged spines at the base of the neck."
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday May 20, 2012, 9:24 am
thanks
 

Kevin Lewis (1)
Sunday May 20, 2012, 1:43 pm
Very interesting, thanks.
 

Marlene Dinkins (268)
Sunday May 20, 2012, 1:51 pm
very interesting article thnx
 

Helle H. (21)
Sunday May 20, 2012, 6:24 pm
Wow.
 

Quanta Kiran (67)
Monday May 21, 2012, 3:10 am
Thanks.
 

Kara Dennis (1)
Monday May 21, 2012, 5:56 am
Wow, science continues to make great leaps forward. Noted.
 
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