Posts Tagged ‘brain damage’

New Stroke Drug Found To Slow Brain Damage and Promote Repair

Friday, December 2nd, 2016
Stroke is considered as the second leading cause of death around the world. It is characterized by a blockage of blood flow in the brain that leads to the irreversible damage of brain cells. Researchers from the University of Manchester in the UK have discovered that a drug that is already approved to treat other conditions can also limit stroke damage as well as also promote cell repair. The study findings is publ

Running May Trigger Molecule That Repairs Brain Cells

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016
Running is considered as a popular physical activity to stay fit. But little to people realize that it can do something even better, based on a recent study. It indicates that running may trigger a molecule in the brain to repair brain cells. According to a study researchers from the University of Ottawa and The Ottawa Hospital, a certain molecule that is triggered by running can repair certain kinds of brain damag