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Spinal cord injuries in humans, often caused by sports or traffic accidents, leave them paralyzed because not all of the nerve fibers that carry information between muscles and the brain are able to grow back.(Unsplash)

German scientists make paralyzed mice walk again

Reuters, Germany
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 03:19 PM IST
German researchers have enabled mice paralyzed after spinal cord injuries to walk again, re-establishing a neural link hitherto considered irreparable in mammals by using a designer protein injected into the brain.
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REM sleep correlates when we dream. Our eyes move back and forth, but our bodies remain still. This near-paralysis of muscles while dreaming is called REM-atonia and is lacking in people with REM sleep behaviour disorder.(Unsplash)
REM sleep correlates when we dream. Our eyes move back and forth, but our bodies remain still. This near-paralysis of muscles while dreaming is called REM-atonia and is lacking in people with REM sleep behaviour disorder.(Unsplash)

Researchers find how the brain paralyses you while you sleep

ANI, Tsukuba [japan]
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2021 02:35 PM IST
Researchers at the University of Tsukuba have found neurons in the brain that link, narcolepsy, cataplexy, and rapid eye movement (REM) sleep behaviour disorder disorders and could provide a target for treatments.
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Anupam Kher is currently filming the second season of New Amsterdam.
Anupam Kher is currently filming the second season of New Amsterdam.

Happy birthday Anupam Kher: How the actor battled facial paralysis, fought bankruptcy to emerge a winner

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2020 09:11 AM IST
Happy birthday Anupam Kher: The actor, who is currently filming the second season of the popular NBC medical show New Amsterdam, has rightly said that his life is full of drama, failure and success.
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