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Strokes often deadly but gene therapy offers hope to rebuild critically damaged brain cells

When you think of a typical meal in the US South, you will likely recall the rich, hearty dishes that ...
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How the microbiome may boost the brain’s recovery from stroke damage

Despite a decades-long search, scientists have yet to pinpoint effective ways of protecting the brain from poststroke damage. In recent ...
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Humans can categorize colors they don’t have words for, research on stroke victims shows

After patient RDS (identified only by his initials for privacy) suffered a stroke, he experienced a rare and unusual side ...

Long-term antidepressant use linked to higher risk of heart attack, stroke and death

More Americans are taking antidepressant medications like Prozac and Zoloft for extended periods of time: One-quarter of people on the ...
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Taming immune system after stroke could reduce risk of brain damage

The pathology of a stroke is deceptively complicated. In the simplest sense, strokes occur when the blood supply to a ...
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Gene from controversial CRISPR baby experiment could deliver new stroke treatment

A widely criticized experiment last year saw a researcher in China delete a gene in twin girls at the embryonic ...

Do omega 3 supplements protect against heart disease? New evidence says ‘no’

New evidence published [July 18] shows there is little or no effect of omega 3 supplements on our risk of ...
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Neurologic disorders may be linked to brain’s immune system

New research suggests there could be a link between certain disorders, including Alzheimer's disease, and the brain's inability to clear ...

Does the ‘Nordic diet’ reduce stroke risk? Maybe, maybe not

Study gives teeth to claims that the Nordic diet--which limits foods to what people in Denmark, Sweden and other northern ...
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