Paralyzed man walks again after nose cells repair his spinal cord

As seen in Medical News Today – 21 October 2014 at 3am PST

A 40-year-old paralyzed man from Poland can now walk again with the aid of a frame after breakthrough surgery transplanted cells from his nose into his spinal cord, which had been severed in a knife attack.

The procedure effectively provided a “bridge” over the injury site so nerve cells – encouraged by the special nose cells – could regrow across the scar …