Posted on Aug 10, 2009 | Comments 0
A jab that may help to heal spinal cord damage and also eases paralysis is being developed by British scientists.
It is hoped that persons injured in car accidents could be given back their use of hands and allow them to perform their routine activities and even get back to their work.
Even though it offers improvements that may seem smaller than compared to the possibility of making wheelchair-bound walk again, it could actually bring huge benefits in improving the quality of life.
Stroke patients could also benefit from the drug chondroitinase, which could be on the market in seven years.
Experts from the charity that bears the name of Superman actor Christopher Reeve, who was left paralysed from the neck down after a 1995 riding accident, describe the potential implications as ‘ profound’.
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