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Can Research into Fish aid Spinal Cord Injury Treatment?

A new study published in ‘Nature Communications’ journal has led to the discovery of important insights into how zebrafish repair broken nerve connections. These findings could hold clues for new therapies and treatments for people with spinal cord injuries.

Researchers at Edinburgh University’s Neuroregeneration department have pinpointed molecules in zebrafish that prompt damaged nerve fibres to regenerate. Currently, this process in humans is impossible, meaning that spinal cord injury (SCI) and its associated paralysis is a permanent and irreversible injury. 

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Victims of Terror - How are they Compensated?

With the UK terror threat raised to critical - it’s unsurprising the nation has been feeling uncertain, particularly in light of the events that have taken place this summer. The attack on Westminster sent shock waves through the country, followed by the appalling Manchester bombing.

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Can thought-control technology really be the key to overcoming paralysis?

During the recovery process, both the brain and mental willpower play a vital part in the success of rehabilitation. In the case of spinal cord injury, where paralysis often occurs, for many years scientists have been looking for ways to allow the patient to use their limbs once again.

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