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Brain-computer interface enables paralyzed man to walk in world’s first.

Mobility after paraplegia due to spinal cord injury (SCI) is primarily achieved by substituting the lost function with a wheelchair. However, the sedentary lifestyle associated with excessive wheelchair reliance can … Continue Reading Brain-computer interface enables paralyzed man to walk in world’s first.

Resarchers have successfully transplanted olfactory cells to treat spinal cord injury in human trials.

Researchers from the Wenzhou Medical University state they have successfully repaired spinal cord injuries using the patients’ olfactory mucosa in human trials.  Three years after they treated patients with spinal … Continue Reading Resarchers have successfully transplanted olfactory cells to treat spinal cord injury in human trials.