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Hyponatraemia and the Brain - Review

I came across this useful little review in Kidney International Reports covering a subject I always find difficult to grasp: sodium disturbances and their influence on the brain. 21 more words


Neuroprotection Market Revenue and Growth Rate Research Report 2018

This study provides insights about the Methyl Ester Sulfonate Market in regards to its uses and benefits. We at Crystal Market Research (CMR) provide updated information that is beneficial in decision making regarding business investments. 662 more words


Targeting astrocytes, the brain cells that support neurons, in the brain might help alleviate symptoms of Alzheiemer's disease

A study by scientists of the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) points to a novel potential approach against Alzheimer’s disease. In studies in mice, the researchers were able to show that blocking a particular receptor located on astrocytes normalized brain function and improved memory performance. 612 more words

Sedation in Acute Brain Injury

Excellent and widely read overview of sedation regimes in acute brain injury. Find the article by Oddo et al in Critical Care here.

Traumatic Brain Injury

The dilemma of success

Late last year, I wrote a post for Parkinson’s UK‘s excellent blog on Medium.

My piece was called the Dilemma of Success, and it explored a hypothetical situation that we may very well face in the not-so-distant future. 1,839 more words

New Drug Compounds Help Prevent Hearing Loss

Researchers from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital have discovered that inhibiting an enzyme called cyclin-dependent kinase 2 (CDK2) protects mice and rats from noise- or drug-induced hearing loss. 389 more words