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Researchers restore breathing, partial foreclimb function in rats with spinal cord injuries

November 28, 2018

CLEVELAND, OH (EurekAlert!) – Millions of people worldwide are living with chronic spinal cord injuries, with 250,000 to 500,000 new cases each year – most from vehicle crashes or falls. The most severe spinal cord injuries completely paralyze their victims and more than half impair a person’s ability to breathe. 

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