Scientists restore movement to paralysed dog

Scientists restored movement to Jasper's hind legs by bridging breaks in the spinal cord using cells taken from their noses.

Annabel Roberts reports:

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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.