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Paralysis

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  3. Paralyzed Man Walks After Cells from His Nose Are Transplanted into His Spine

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Paralysis is loss of muscle function for one or more muscles. Paralysis can be accompanied by a loss of feeling (sensory loss) in the affected area if there is sensory damage as well as motor. A study conducted by the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, suggests that about 1 in 50 people have been diagnosed with paralysis. The word comes from the Greek παράλυσις, "disabling of the nerves",... Full Article At Wikipedia.org

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