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Widening the window of treatment for stroke sufferers

At the end of three months, those receiving minocycline did four times better on the National Institutes of Health stroke scale, which measures vision, facial palsy, movement and speaking ability.In the wake of a stroke the most important thing is …

Israeli study raises questions about prenatal genetic testing

In their conclusions, the Israeli researchers questioned the use of genetic screening for other mild hereditary conditions. (Photo courtesy Tel Aviv University)A comprehensive, first-of-its-kind study by a team of Israeli researchers has raised the issue of whether all genetic screening …

Treating Alzheimer’s – through the nose

For Prof. Beka Solomon it was obvious. If it isn’t possible to send drugs to the brain to treat Alzheimer’s disease the normal way because of the blood-brain barrier that prevents drugs from moving from the blood stream into the …