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Natural vitamin E protects brain cells after stroke


July 6th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 6 (IANS) A natural form of Vitamin E called alpha-tocotrienol can activate mechanisms that clear toxins from nerve cells, preventing their death following a stroke. This process is ... Read more...

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Drug from Indian spice builds brain cells after stroke


February 10th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 10 (IANS) A new molecule from curcumin, a chemical component of the golden-hued Indian spice turmeric, helps build brain cells after stroke, research has found. Those who cook Indian dishes ... Read more...

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New hybrid drug, derived from turmeric, may benefit stroke victims


February 10th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): Researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center have created a new molecule from curcumin, a chemical component of the golden-colored spice turmeric, and found that it affects mechanisms that protect ... Read more...

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New technique could reverse damage caused by strokes


December 8th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 08 (ANI): Researchers have reported that a new technique, which jump-starts the growth of nerve fibers, could reverse much of the damage caused by strokes."This therapy may be used to ... Read more...

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Doctors use stem cells to offset stroke damage


November 17th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) A stroke victim, who had millions of stem cells injected into his brain in a pioneering attempt to repair the damage, is out of hospital and doctors say ... Read more...

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Scientists identify target for stroke therapy drugs


November 4th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 4 (ANI): Californian scientists have identified a potential new target to reduce stroke damage in patients.They found that blocking a molecule, which stops brain cells working properly after a stroke, ... Read more...

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How neuroglobin protects against Alzheimer’s


August 3rd, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 3 (ANI): Researchers from the University of California, Davis, and the University of Auckland have found that neuroglobin may protect against Alzheimer's disease by preventing brain neurons from dying in ... Read more...

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Dark chocolate may guard against brain injury from stroke


May 6th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 6 (IANS) A compound in dark chocolate is likely to protect the brain after a stroke by increasing cellular signals already known to shield nerve cells from damage. Scientists found that ... Read more...

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Red wine may protect brain against stroke damage


April 25th, 2010 - 2:11 am ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) Red wine bolsters the brain's defences against the damage caused by stroke, say scientists. Experts say that while alcohol can protect against one kind of stroke, even small amounts ... Read more...

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Red wine shields brain from stroke damage


April 22nd, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS) Researchers have discovered the way in which red wine consumption may protect the brain from damage following a stroke. Two hours after feeding mice a single modest dose ... Read more...

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Red wine may protect brain from stroke damage


April 22nd, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 22 (ANI): Scientists at Johns Hopkins have found that red wine consumption can protect the brain from damage after a stroke.Two hours after feeding mice a single modest dose ... Read more...

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Scientists discover stroke’s ‘death signal’


January 22nd, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): A group of scientists has identified a way to block a "cell death signal" that they believe triggers brain damage during strokes.The finding was made by biomedical scientists ... Read more...

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Muscle ’synergies’ could help treat stroke patients


October 21st, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): Motor impairments in stroke patients could actually be injuries in specific combinations of muscle activity, known as synergies, which could help in the treatment of people suffering from ... Read more...

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Scientists successfully use stem cells to replace stroke-damaged tissue in rats


March 9th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 9 (ANI): Scientists have achieved a significant success in using stem cells to replace stroke-damaged tissue in rats. Led by Dr Mike Modo of King''s College London, the research ... Read more...

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Stem cells replace stroke-damaged tissue in rats


March 9th, 2009 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
London, March 9 (IANS) Effective stem cell treatment for strokes received a boost when scientists succeeded in replacing stroke-damaged brain tissue in rats. Their work, carried out at the Institute of Psychiatry, ... Read more...

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Arteries work to restore blood supply to stroke-injured brain


January 31st, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 31 (IANS) Researchers have stumbled on a vital discovery of how mesh-like arterial network dilates to restore blood supply to tissue starved of nutrients and oxygen after a stroke, holding ... Read more...

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Cells that can limit stroke damage identified


January 28th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): Researchers have identified a specific type of cells that can limit brain damage in stroke patients.They found that crucial functions like sight, speech, or control of the ... Read more...

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Aerosol sprayed from nose to brain treat stroke in mice


December 19th, 2008 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): Experiments on mice have shown that delivering neuroprotective drugs to the brain using a nasal aerosol spray may help prevent the death of brain cells after stroke. ... Read more...

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Ginkgo extract may help prevent stroke damage


October 10th, 2008 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 10 (ANI): Daily dose of a standardized extract from the leaves of the ginkgo tree can prevent or reduce brain damage after an induced stroke, say researchers.After working with ... Read more...

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New technique raises hope for stroke patients


August 26th, 2008 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): Researchers from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood, Ill have reported a technique that potentially could restore functions to patients weeks or even months ... Read more...

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Old antibiotic may prove effective in stroke treatment


May 20th, 2008 - 4:09 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 20 (ANI): A new study has revealed that an old intravenous antibiotic may act as a potential new treatment for stroke.Lead researcher Dr. David Hess, chair of the Department ... Read more...

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Supplement containing blueberry, green tea extract protects against stroke damage


March 5th, 2008 - 1:44 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): Researchers from University of South Florida College of Medicine (Tampa) and the Medical College of Georgia (Augusta) have found that a dietary supplement made out of Blueberry, green ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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