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Boosting Damaged Nerves’ Energy Levels Could Help Them Heal

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MITOCHONDRIA HIGHLIGHTED: Credit: iStock When the spinal cord is injured, the damaged nerve fibers—called axons—are normally incapable of regrowth, leading to permanent loss of function. Considerable research has been done to find ways to promote the regeneration of axons following injury. Results of a study performed in mice suggest that increasing […]