Neuroscience

Not 'junk' anymore: Obscure DNA has key role in stroke damage

A study of rats released today shows that blocking a type of RNA produced by what used to be called "junk DNA" can prevent a significant portion of the neural destruction that follows a stroke. The research points toward ...

Cardiology

New antiplatelet drug shows promise for treating heart attack

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have developed a new drug that prevents blood clots without causing an increased risk of bleeding, a common side effect of all antiplatelet medications currently available.

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