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    Spinal cord repair restores independent breathing

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-14139204


    The ability to breathe has been restored to mice with spinal cord injuries, in what US researchers describe as a medical first.

    Some patients with damaged spinal cords need ventilators as they are unable to breathe on their own.

    A report in the journal Nature showed a nerve graft, coupled with a protein, could restore breathing.
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