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Mayo Clinic's Zebrafish Program

There is a tiny unsung hero in the medical world, the zebrafish. Studying it has led to countless breakthroughs, from understanding how the body works, to treatments for conditions like cancer and heart disease. At Mayo Clinic, researchers often take their quest for answers to the "Fish Farm.” Journalists: The [...]

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Football Spinal Cord Injury (pkg) It wasn’t supposed to happen. A freak accident during a college football game leaves a player paralyzed. Doctors gave him a 3-percent chance of regaining any movement in his arms or legs. But Chris Norton didn’t let that stop him. With incredible perseverance, a positive attitude and the refusal [...]

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Preventing Spinal Cord Injuries

In this Medical Edge episode, Dr. William Krauss discusses the prevention of spinal cord injuries. To listen, click the link below. Preventing Spinal Cord Injuries

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Diagnosis and Treatment of ALS

Dr. Brian Crum, a Mayo Clinic Neurologist talks about the diagnosis and treatment of ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) causes degeneration of the nerve cells in certain regions of the brain and spinal cord that control the voluntary muscles.

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