Neuroscience

Improving stroke treatment with a modified therapeutic molecule

A research team from the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) has improved the protective effect of a molecule against ischemic stroke, which is caused by an interruption of blood flow to the brain. The results ...

Medical research

Promising peptide for TBI, heart attack and stroke

Strokes, heart attacks and traumatic brain injuries are separate diseases with certain shared pathologies that achieve a common end - cell death and human injury due to hypoxia, or lack of oxygen. In these diseases, a lack ...

Neuroscience

Migraine may permanently change brain structure

Migraine may have long-lasting effects on the brain's structure, according to a study published in the August 28, 2013, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

Cardiology

Two biomarkers predict increased risk for 'silent' strokes

Two biomarkers widely being investigated as predictors of heart and vascular disease appear to indicate risk for "silent" strokes and other causes of mild brain damage that present no symptoms, report researchers from The ...

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