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Neuroprotective effects of Asiaticoside - a Saponin of Centella asiatica



In the central nervous system, Asiaticoside has been shown to attenuate in vitro neuronal damage caused by exposure to β-amyloid. However, its potential neuroprotective properties in glutamate-induced excitotoxicity have not been fully studied. 185 more words

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L-Carnitine may help sciatic nerve injury


How does L-carnitine maintain the normal structure of sciatic nerve in crush injury?
– Several studies have demonstrated that L-carnitine exhibits neuroprotective effects on injured sciatic nerve of rats with diabetes mellitus. 161 more words

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How the brain stabilizes its connections in order to learn better.

Throughout a person’s life, their brains adapt to what they learn and memorise. The brain is indeed made up of complex networks of neurons and synapses that are constantly re-configured. 481 more words


New hope for treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.

Researchers from the Douglas Mental Health Institute and McGill University have discovered that a relatively frequent genetic variant actually conveys significant protection against the common form of Alzheimer’s disease and can delay the onset of the disease by as much as 4 years. 268 more words