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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.
Experts provide insight into novel concepts and approaches for stroke rehabilitation

Experts provide insight into novel concepts and approaches for stroke rehabilitation

Lax oversight leaves surgery center regulators and patients in the dark

Lax oversight leaves surgery center regulators and patients in the dark

New 3D-printed device could help spinal cord injury patients regain some function

New 3D-printed device could help spinal cord injury patients regain some function

FDA approves potassium chloride oral solution as first generic drug to receive CGT designation

FDA approves potassium chloride oral solution as first generic drug to receive CGT designation

Desert bush spider toxin helps researchers to better understand human and insect biology

Desert bush spider toxin helps researchers to better understand human and insect biology

EU-funded project working on innovative implant to 'rewire' injured spinal cord

EU-funded project working on innovative implant to 'rewire' injured spinal cord

Researchers gain more insight into how FUS protein causes ALS and FTLD

Researchers gain more insight into how FUS protein causes ALS and FTLD

Novel therapeutic approach alleviates ALS-related muscular atrophy in mouse models

Novel therapeutic approach alleviates ALS-related muscular atrophy in mouse models

New trial to evaluate whether fasting can improve MS symptoms

New trial to evaluate whether fasting can improve MS symptoms

New hydrogel takes stretchability, self-healing, strain sensitivity to new limits

New hydrogel takes stretchability, self-healing, strain sensitivity to new limits

Heroin could could help patients with narcolepsy

Heroin could could help patients with narcolepsy

Polio virus could help brain cancer patients

Polio virus could help brain cancer patients

Polio returns to Papua New Guinea

Polio returns to Papua New Guinea

UT Southwestern scientists identify gene mutation linked with perplexing brain condition

UT Southwestern scientists identify gene mutation linked with perplexing brain condition

Dual-therapy approach can help boost motor recovery in stroke victims

Dual-therapy approach can help boost motor recovery in stroke victims

Italian innovative SME receives 2.5 million Euro from RedSeed Ventures

Italian innovative SME receives 2.5 million Euro from RedSeed Ventures

Sleep disorders appear to be first sign of serious neurological diseases

Sleep disorders appear to be first sign of serious neurological diseases

Eating honey can reduce serious injuries in children who swallowed button battery, shows study

Eating honey can reduce serious injuries in children who swallowed button battery, shows study

Researchers transplant lab-grown neural cells in mice with spinal injuries to improve breathing

Researchers transplant lab-grown neural cells in mice with spinal injuries to improve breathing

Experimental drug shows potential to improve bladder function after spinal cord injury

Experimental drug shows potential to improve bladder function after spinal cord injury