Latest Neuroprotection Stories
Exercise is good for nearly every part of your body, including your brain. According to researchers led by Harvard Medical School, a molecule called irisin is produced in the brain during endurance exercise and apparently has neuroprotective effects.
More than 11,000 Americans suffer spinal cord injuries each year, and since over a quarter of those injuries are due to falls, the number is likely to rise as the population ages.
One of regenerative medicine's greatest goals is to develop new treatments for stroke.
Recycling is not only good for the environment, it's good for the brain. A study using rat cells indicates that quickly clearing out defective proteins in the brain may prevent loss of brain cells.
A new study has found that THC, the psychoactive component in marijuana, can protect the brain from cognitive damage, especially following injury.
The origin of an innate ability the brain has to protect itself from damage that occurs in stroke has been explained for the first time.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.