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Paralysed dog walks again after pioneering treatment that could help humans with…

Henry, a miniature dachsund, was unable to walk after discs ruptured in his spine last November. Now the six-year-old dog is walking and wagging his tail again.
Shannon Chance
Shannon Chance • 1 year ago

A paralysed dog has been put back on his feet again, raising hopes of a treatment for humans with severe spinal injuries. Henry the miniature dachshund was unable to walk after discs ruptured in his spine last November. In a pioneering treatment, scientists at Cambridge University took cells from his nose and injected them into his spine. These cells are used because they aid the growth of new nerve fibres. Now the six-year-old dog is walking and wagging his tail again.