Skip to comments.Scientists Reverse Paralysis in Dogs
Posted on 12/07/2004 8:09:27 AM PST by SunkenCiv
The treatment only worked on dogs given the injections within about three days of their injury. Some dogs not given the injections eventually walked again, but those getting the new treatment had a dramatically higher recovery rate... In the study, 19 paraplegic dogs were injected with polyethylene glycol, or PEG -- a nontoxic liquid polymer composed of long strings of the same type of molecules found in antifreeze.
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