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Paraplegia is an impairment in motor or sensory function of the lower extremities. It is usually the result of spinal cord injury or a congenital condition such as spina bifida which affects the neural elements of the spinal canal.
Study: Antibiotic therapy does not work for nearly one in four adults with community-acquired pneumonia

Study: Antibiotic therapy does not work for nearly one in four adults with community-acquired pneumonia

Study shows safety of Schwann cell transplantation for treating subacute thoracic spinal cord injury

Study shows safety of Schwann cell transplantation for treating subacute thoracic spinal cord injury

Research findings suggest potential strategies to combat IBMPFD and other degenerative diseases

Research findings suggest potential strategies to combat IBMPFD and other degenerative diseases

Brain implant enables ALS patient to operate speech computer with the mind

Brain implant enables ALS patient to operate speech computer with the mind

Researchers describe how genetic mutations cause unnamed neurological disorder

Researchers describe how genetic mutations cause unnamed neurological disorder

New mouse model offers more insight into development of ASD in humans

New mouse model offers more insight into development of ASD in humans

MNI scientists move a step forward in efforts to treat hereditary spastic paraplegia

MNI scientists move a step forward in efforts to treat hereditary spastic paraplegia

Manipulation of signals in nervous system can enhance recovery after traumatic injury

Manipulation of signals in nervous system can enhance recovery after traumatic injury

Exome sequencing improves speed, accuracy of neurogenetic disorder diagnosis

Exome sequencing improves speed, accuracy of neurogenetic disorder diagnosis

Deleting microRNA-155 prevents diet-induced obesity in female mice

Deleting microRNA-155 prevents diet-induced obesity in female mice

Indego exoskeleton receives FDA certification for U.S. use

Indego exoskeleton receives FDA certification for U.S. use

Hereditary spastic paraplegia characteristics unveiled

Hereditary spastic paraplegia characteristics unveiled

UAB study shows IL-37 protein suppresses inflammatory response after spinal cord injury

UAB study shows IL-37 protein suppresses inflammatory response after spinal cord injury

Invitae announces dramatic expansion of genetic testing menu

Invitae announces dramatic expansion of genetic testing menu

Novel brain-computer interface technology allows paralyzed man to walk

Novel brain-computer interface technology allows paralyzed man to walk

Mesenchymal stem cell exosomes offer hope in healing chronic wounds

Mesenchymal stem cell exosomes offer hope in healing chronic wounds

UAB researchers find therapeutic target for treatment of acute spinal cord injuries

UAB researchers find therapeutic target for treatment of acute spinal cord injuries

Project Spark to advance neuroprotective drug for schizophrenia-associated cognitive impairment

Project Spark to advance neuroprotective drug for schizophrenia-associated cognitive impairment

Electrical stimulation technology can help SCI patients regain bladder control

Electrical stimulation technology can help SCI patients regain bladder control

TSRI study points way to potential therapies for hereditary spastic paraplegia

TSRI study points way to potential therapies for hereditary spastic paraplegia