The Awareness Express

Categories: News, Other

Starting a new year is always exciting. New beginnings. New initiatives. New goals. I am truly excited for what 2016 will bring for the Brain Aneurysm Foundation. This excitement extendsfrom a busy and productive end to 2015. In January we will be completing three separate awareness projects. One is an early detection video for medical …

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Progesterone Ameliorates Cerebral Vasospasm and Improves Outcomes in a Rodent Model of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

Categories: News, Research
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   Written by Gustavo Pradilla, MD, Emory University Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) comprises 5% of all stroke types and is associated with severe morbidity and mortality. Growing evidence suggests that progesterone, a potent neurosteroid, can improve recovery after an acute brain injury by reducing inflammation, oxidative stress damage, brain swelling, and by preventing neuronal death. The …

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