How thalidomide is effective against cerebral infarction

How thalidomide is effective against cerebral infarction

Published first on ScienceDaily Notoriously remembered as a major pharmaceutical scandal approximately 60 years ago, thalidomide caused severe birth defects since many pregnant women took the drug as a remedy for their morning sickness. In recent years, however,...

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TENSION: Could more patients benefit from thrombectomy?

TENSION: Could more patients benefit from thrombectomy?

TENSION: A new international study funded by EU, hoping to extend the benefits of mechanical thrombectomy A large new international study hoping to extend the benefits of mechanical thrombectomy has been launched. Thrombectomy is a treatment for certain types of acute...

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Scientific meeting about Angels Initiative held in Macedonia

Scientific meeting about Angels Initiative held in Macedonia

Angels Initiative builds a global community of stroke centers and stroke ready hospitals, working each day to improve the quality of treatment for each patient with stroke. Written by Prof. Dr Anita Arsovska and Dr Maja Bozhinovska-Smicheska 26.02.2018, Skopje, R....

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Brain liquefaction after stroke is toxic to surviving brain

Brain liquefaction after stroke is toxic to surviving brain

First published on ScienceDaily Scientists have known for years that the brain liquefies after a stroke. If cut off from blood and oxygen for a long enough period, a portion of the brain will die, slowly morphing from a hard, rubbery substance into liquid goop. Now,...

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