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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...