Spinal research 'most encouraging advance for years'

ITV News' Science and Medical Editor Lawrence McGinty explains that according to one leading researcher "it's not a cure for spinal cord injuries but it's the most encouraging advance for years".

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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.