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Scientists find target for stroke treatment in blood brain barrier

[ad_1] Scientists from Japan and the United States have identified a novel mechanism of blood-brain barrier degradation in the post-stroke brain, involving acrolein-induced changes in proheparanase. This discovery could lead to the production of newer and more effective drugs for stroke-related disorders. Credit: Toubibe from Pixabay Stroke is one of …

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Fear of memory loss impacts well-being and quality of life

[ad_1] Credit: Trinity College Dublin Research from the Global Brain Health Institute (GBHI) at Trinity College suggests that experiencing high levels of fear of dementia can adversely affect older adults’ beliefs about their memory and general well-being. To date, few studies have measured the impact of fear related to dementia …

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Beta blockers can repair malformed blood vessels in the brain

[ad_1] Treatment with propranolol helps reduce the number and size of cavernous malformations in the brain. Panel A shows a section of mouse brain treated with vehicle. Lesions are framed in green. Credit: Joppe Oldenburg Propranolol, an effective medicine for infantile hemangiomas (“strawberry nevi,” resembling birthmarks), can also be used …

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Fight bacteria that make eczema worse with bacteria

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain In a new study from the University of California San Diego School of Medicine, researchers have identified a universal strain of bacteria derived from healthy human skin that can treat the most common type of eczema, also known as name of atopic dermatitis. In the …

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Listeria outbreak spurs recall of queso fresco cheeses

[ad_1] All Queso Fresco cheeses made by El Abuelito Cheese Inc. have been recalled after being linked to a Listeria epidemic in four states, the US Food and Drug Administration said. So far, seven illnesses have been reported, including four in Maryland, one in Connecticut, one in New York and …

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