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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.
Many teens may develop nutritional deficiencies years after bariatric surgery

Many teens may develop nutritional deficiencies years after bariatric surgery

A rare diagnosis leads to successful treatment for patient with unusual vascular condition

A rare diagnosis leads to successful treatment for patient with unusual vascular condition

Risk factors of malignant arrhythmias found in patients treated with therapeutic hyperthermia after cardiac arrest

Risk factors of malignant arrhythmias found in patients treated with therapeutic hyperthermia after cardiac arrest

Scientists discover gene mutation involved in paraplegia and epilepsy

Scientists discover gene mutation involved in paraplegia and epilepsy

Rilpivirine drug used for HIV treatment also suppresses Zika virus infection

Rilpivirine drug used for HIV treatment also suppresses Zika virus infection

New technique could replace conventional methods of testing paralytic neurotoxins

New technique could replace conventional methods of testing paralytic neurotoxins

Bortezomib drug helps re-balance disrupted muscle growth, prevent contractures

Bortezomib drug helps re-balance disrupted muscle growth, prevent contractures

Wild polio virus strain 3 finally conquered say scientists

Wild polio virus strain 3 finally conquered say scientists

Some plant foods causing paralysis, death, in malnourished populations

Some plant foods causing paralysis, death, in malnourished populations

Polymerized estrogen can protect nervous system cells and promote regeneration

Polymerized estrogen can protect nervous system cells and promote regeneration

Research could open a promising new path to control schistosomiasis

Research could open a promising new path to control schistosomiasis

Research could lead to new ways to fight against schistosomiasis

Research could lead to new ways to fight against schistosomiasis

Military veterans with PTSD suffer from rare sleep disorder

Military veterans with PTSD suffer from rare sleep disorder

Researchers receive NIH grant to better assess and monitor patients recovering from stroke

Researchers receive NIH grant to better assess and monitor patients recovering from stroke

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative supports a patient-led movement to cure ALS

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative supports a patient-led movement to cure ALS

MRI shown to be a powerful tool in the detection and prevention of minor stroke

MRI shown to be a powerful tool in the detection and prevention of minor stroke

RNA hitches lysosome rides to make proteins far away from the nucleus

RNA hitches lysosome rides to make proteins far away from the nucleus

Philippines declares return of Polio after 19 years

Philippines declares return of Polio after 19 years

Relearning to walk after stroke using a therapeutic shoe

Relearning to walk after stroke using a therapeutic shoe

Stopping cold viruses dead by blocking replication

Stopping cold viruses dead by blocking replication