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What research is being done on Bell's palsy?

Scientists are studying the nervous system and learning more about how nerve damage occurs. As more is learned about nerve damage, new treatments will become possible. Understanding more about nerve damage may also help scientists better understand the connection between viruses and Bell's palsy as well as other factors that seem to be part of getting Bell's palsy. Studies are also being done on how nerve damage can be fixed.

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