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Smaller Strokes Can Still Damage The Brain
2012-12-17 05:56:18

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While a blockage in even one tiny blood vessel in the brain can damage neural tissue and cause behavior changes, a drug already approved by the FDA to treat Alzheimer's disease could lessen the harmful effects, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) researchers have discovered. Andy Shih, a postdoctoral fellow in physics at UCSD at the time of the study who is now an assistant professor at the Medical University of South...

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