London: A new study has found how teeth could be linked with spinal cord injuries and help patients walk again.
Researchers helped mice with broken spines regain some movement in their lower limbs by implanting dental pulp stem cells.
The study, led by Japan's Nagoya University, could help patients with severe mobility problems live life normally.
The pulp staves off the death of neurons or nerve cells, regenerates severed nerves and helps other cells supporting the spine grow, the Daily Mail reported....more
05:28 PM, Dec 05, 2011