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neuroprotection

Definitions

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  • n. The protection of neurons from neurodegeneration

Etymologies

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neuro- +‎ protection

Examples

  • Scientists discovered that 7 - to 10-year-olds with a member of a family of genes implicated in development, nerve cell regeneration and neuroprotection display reduced spatial learning and memory, associated with later-life cognitive impairments.

    November 5th, 2007

  • Mechanisms of neuroprotection from HIV envelope protein toxicity.

    The Other Brain

  • Dietrich devoted the last 10 minutes of his presentation to the potential benefits of induced hypothermia for neuroprotection — the rapid cooling of the body to reduce metabolic demand and to prevent further damage from swelling and other inflammatory mechanisms.

    The Road Back « Isegoria

  • L-carnitine and neuroprotection in the animal model of mitochondrial dysfunction.

    The UltraMind Solution

  • On the hypes and falls in neuroprotection: Targeting the NMDA receptor.

    The UltraMind Solution

  • Most recently, his research has involved duplicating the effect of a clot in a rat's brain and finding that "we got substantial neuroprotection," said Dr. Stein.

    Brain-Trauma Study Set

  • Researchers wrote, "Cannabinoids offer a multi-faceted approach for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease by providing neuroprotection and reducing neuroinflammation, whilst simultaneously supporting the brain's intrinsic repair mechanisms by augmenting neurotrophin expression and enhancing neurogenesis (the formation of new brain cells)."

    Paul Armentano: Research Leaves No Cloud In Medical Pot Debate

  • To some degree, the exercising had offered "neuroprotection."

    NYT > Home Page

  • Rexahn has multiple clinical programs planned for investigating Serdaxin in the treatment of anxiety disorders, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease and neurodegenerative illnesses, neuroprotection and biodefense uses.

    Rexahn Pharmaceuticals Enrolls First Patient in Serdaxin® Phase IIb Clinical Trial - Yahoo! Finance

  • * "An engineered zinc finger protein activator of the endogenous glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor gene provides functional neuroprotection in a rat model of Parkinson's disease."

    Sangamo BioSciences Announces Completion of Enrollment of Phase 2b Clinical Trial in Diabetic Neuropathy - Yahoo! Finance

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