Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

September 14, 2013
Does rutaecarpine relieve cerebral ischemia reperfusion injury?
Rutaecarpine, an active component of the traditional Chinese medicine Tetradium ruticarpum, has been shown to improve myocardial ischemia reperfusion injury, mainly focusing on calcitonin gene-based targets.

Can olive leaf extract attenuate lead-induced brain injury?
These findings, published in the Neural Regeneration Research, initially reveal the action mechanism underlying olive leaf extract treatment for lead poisoning, and provide scientific evidence and theoretical basis for development and utilization of olive leaf in boosting the body antioxidant capacity and discharging foreign bodies.

Carotid endarterectomy for extracranial internal carotid artery occlusion
Carotid endarterectomy can benefit the majority of patients with severe carotid artery stenosis.

Hypertension researcher encourages colleagues to expand their focus
Dr. David Pollock has a simple message for fellow hypertension researchers: Think endothelin.
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