Possible treatment found for suppressed immunity from spine injuries

Posted by on April 18, 2016 4:06 pm
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An underlying cause of dangerous immune suppression in people with high level spinal cord injuries has been identified by researchers who now propose a possible treatment. They report that spinal cord injuries higher than thoracic level 5 (T5) cause nervous system circuitry to become highly adaptable and develop abnormal connections that suppress immune response.

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