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Stem cell breakthrough helped two paralyzed people feel again

| | September 7, 2012

New hope was raised yesterday for people left paralyzed by injury, after doctors said they had succeeded in using stem cells to restore feeling in two patients.

In a world first, doctors at Zurich University said two out of three men who had agreed to take part in an early trial, had regained some sensation below the level of their injuries.

It is the first time anyone has reported a positive outcome from stem cell therapy for severe spinal cord injury – and holds out the possibility of greater things in years to come.

View the original article here: This Stem Cell Breakthrough Helped Two Paralyzed People Feel Again – Business Insider

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