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Dementia

27 May 2010

Brain Cells May Serve as Clot-Busters

Mice study could have implications for stroke, Alzheimer's disease

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In the new study, researchers at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine used scanning technology to examine tiny blood vessels -- known as microvessels-- in the brains of mice. They discovered that cells in the walls of the vessels restore blocked blood flow by sealing off the blockages and removing them.

 

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