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Paralysis is the loss of muscle function in part of your body. It happens when something goes wrong with the way messages pass between your brain and muscles. Paralysis can be complete or partial. It can occur on one or both sides of your body. It can also occur in just one area, or it can be widespread. Paralysis of the lower half of your body, including both legs, is called paraplegia. Paralysis of the arms and legs is quadriplegia.
Infectious disease experts examine how quickly Lyme disease symptoms resolve in children

Infectious disease experts examine how quickly Lyme disease symptoms resolve in children

Study provides evidence that cortical targets could enhance motor function after spinal cord injury

Study provides evidence that cortical targets could enhance motor function after spinal cord injury

Genetic factors play significant role in causing ALS, study reveals

Genetic factors play significant role in causing ALS, study reveals

KU Leuven research reveals mechanism behind post-operative ileus

KU Leuven research reveals mechanism behind post-operative ileus

Researchers use quantum dots to decipher design features for new therapies aimed at MS

Researchers use quantum dots to decipher design features for new therapies aimed at MS

Tonic immobility linked to subsequent PTSD and severe depression in rape victims

Tonic immobility linked to subsequent PTSD and severe depression in rape victims

West Nile virus positive mosquitoes detected in Las Vegas

West Nile virus positive mosquitoes detected in Las Vegas

Study shows benefit of thrombectomy in clot removal beyond six-hour time window for stroke

Study shows benefit of thrombectomy in clot removal beyond six-hour time window for stroke

New study suggests potential new therapeutic approach to septic shock recovery

New study suggests potential new therapeutic approach to septic shock recovery

Insilico Medicine launches personalized drug discovery platform to develop new treatments for ALS

Insilico Medicine launches personalized drug discovery platform to develop new treatments for ALS

Understanding stroke: Symptoms and treatment

Understanding stroke: Symptoms and treatment

Research findings may pave way for miracle drug to treat narcolepsy

Research findings may pave way for miracle drug to treat narcolepsy

TSRI scientists discover potential new therapy to stop deadly botulinum neurotoxin

TSRI scientists discover potential new therapy to stop deadly botulinum neurotoxin

BGU researchers redesign portion of FDA-approved drug into new molecule to treat ALS

BGU researchers redesign portion of FDA-approved drug into new molecule to treat ALS

TSRI scientists discover potential new therapy to stop deadly botulinum neurotoxin

TSRI scientists discover potential new therapy to stop deadly botulinum neurotoxin

Experimental treatment tempers HLH, MS symptoms in mouse models, study shows

Experimental treatment tempers HLH, MS symptoms in mouse models, study shows

DAWN trial: Mechanical thrombectomy plus medication significantly decreases post-stroke disability

DAWN trial: Mechanical thrombectomy plus medication significantly decreases post-stroke disability

Thyroid cancer surgery complications higher than previously thought, study suggests

Thyroid cancer surgery complications higher than previously thought, study suggests

Study unravels new clues to cause and treatment of spinal muscular atrophy

Study unravels new clues to cause and treatment of spinal muscular atrophy

New gene variant linked to Lou Gehrig's disease

New gene variant linked to Lou Gehrig's disease