Stem cells help paralysed dog

There is new hope for for paralysed humans after scientists successfully restored movement to the hind legs of a dog with severe spinal injuries by injecting them with cells grown from the lining of their nose.

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Paralysed dog regains use of his hind legs

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.

The video shows previously crippled dachshund, Jasper, during the course of the treatment:

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