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New drug reduces stroke damage in mice

New drug reduces stroke damage in mice

New drug reduces stroke damage in mice New drug reduces stroke damage in mice Small protein drug TAT-DP-2 spares brain tissue after a stroke by disrupting potassium flow out of neurons. Credit: Anthony Schulien Neuroscientists at the University of Pittsburgh Brain Institute have identified a novel drug that could protect …

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    The gut shields the liver from fructose-induced damage

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    The gut shields the liver from fructose-induced damage The gut shields the liver from fructose-induced damage Credit: CC0 Public Domain After one consumes food or a beverage containing fructose, the gastrointestinal system, or gut, helps to shield the liver from damage by breaking down the sugar before it reaches the …

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      Re-purposed drugs could reverse blood vessel damage in diabetes

      Re-purposed drugs could reverse blood vessel damage in diabetes

      Re-purposed drugs could reverse blood vessel damage in diabetes Re-purposed drugs could reverse blood vessel damage in diabetes The blood flow in the surface blood vessels of a mouse that was not treated with M-3. Credit: University of Leeds Drugs that were developed to treat Alzheimer’s Disease could be re-purposed …

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        Tiny molecule could protect newborns from brain damage

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        Tiny molecule could protect newborns from brain damage Tiny molecule could protect newborns from brain damage Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Oxygen deprivation can be the worst start to a newborn’s life, resulting in brain damage, epilepsy, developmental delays and death. It affects millions of babies around the world each year, …

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          Existing drugs may limit damage caused by HIV

          Existing drugs may limit damage caused by HIV 1

          Existing drugs may limit damage caused by HIV Existing drugs may limit damage caused by HIV Microscopic image of an HIV-infected T cell. Credit: NIAID Yale researchers have identified four drugs that may help minimize the long-term health effects of HIV infection, they report June 23 in the Journal of …

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            Three stages to COVID-19 brain damage identified by neurologists

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            Three stages to COVID-19 brain damage identified by neurologists Three stages to COVID-19 brain damage identified by neurologists Credit: CC0 Public Domain The Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease has just published a paper with a comprehensive review of the COVID-19’s effect on the nervous system which classifies brain damage caused by …

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              Scientists discover new targets for preventing damage from viral infections

              University of Toledo scientists discover new targets for preventing damage from viral infections

              Scientists discover new targets for preventing damage from viral infections Scientists discover new targets for preventing damage from viral infections Dr. Malathi Krishnamurthy, associate professor in The University of Toledo Department of Biological Sciences. Credit: Daniel Miller, The University of Toledo When the body faces stressful conditions such as high …

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