CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 27, 2011
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(Studio: Sanjay Gupta) Research finding that paralysis patients had improved feeling and function after scuba diving examined; scenes shown of transverse myelitis patient Cody Unser talking about her condition in 1999 and diving today; details given about the theory that nitrogen accumulation may increase serotonin levels. [Today, UNSER – says she noticed some sensation in her legs and it lasted 3 weeks.] [Neurologist Dr. Daniel BECKER- says almost all of the subjects got stronger after going diving.] [Neurologist Adam KAPLIN- says there could be a back door into reactivating circuitry that already exists in the spinal cord.] The views of other neurologists on this study discussed.
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