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Can Paralyzed Pets Help Paralyzed Vets?

Paralyzed pooches could be the key to a breakthrough treatment for paralyzed veterans. The hope is that therapies that work in dogs might also be more likely to work in humans.

08/09/2013

Robert Woo shows off his exoskeleton at Mount Sinai - Dec. 6, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Mount Sinai Unveils Exoskeleton That Allows Paralyzed Patients To Walk

It looks like a body brace with a remote control and gizmos at the knees that resemble shotguns. It has motors and the hips and knees that provide the power necessary for someone to stand and walk.

12/06/2012

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Rutgers’ LeGrand Regains Sensation Throughout Body

Injured Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand has movement in his shoulders and sensation throughout his body. Rutgers announced the improvement in LeGrand’s condition Thursday.

WFAN–01/06/2011