neuroprotective agent

neuroprotective agent

Neurology Any agent or drug that protects the brain from secondary injury caused by stroke. See Stroke.
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Conclusions: Our finding suggest that metformin exposure attenuates PTZ-induced neuronal cell death may act as a safe therapeutics and neuroprotective agent for the treatment of neuronal loss as result of seizure.
Safety and efficacy of dextromethorphan as neuroprotective agent in the evolution of patients in acute phase of ischemic stroke).
Is phenobarbital a neuroprotective agent in newborn infants with perinatal asphyxia?
To simulate the in vivo CNS environment, we treated N2a cells with LNE-treated BV2 conditioned medium and found that it inhibited the expression of apoptotic proteins and increased the viability of N2a cells, suggesting that LNE is a potential neuroprotective agent.
Many Phase III trials are required before the implication of GCSF as neuroprotective agent in the treatment of stroke opening a new era for the treatment of this devastating disease.
These results demonstrate that GTPs may act as a potential neuroprotective agent against BBB damage at the early stage of focal cerebral ischemia through the regulation of TJ and PKCasignaling.
inability to control for the inclusion of magnesium sulfate in more recent trials, when it was classified as a neuroprotective agent and not a tocolytic
Parkin is a broad neuroprotective agent that acts against a wide range of toxic insults, including those that are not part of the ubiquitin-proteasome system.
PBT434 is a neuroprotective agent designed to prevent or slow the loss of the neurons of the substantia nigra that produce the chemical dopamine, the neurotransmitter that controls motor function in the brain.
Lead researcher Dr Xiang Gao, from the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, Massachusetts, said: "Our findings suggest that ibuprofen could be a potential neuroprotective agent against Parkinson's disease, however the exact mechanism is unknown.
The promising results of the trial suggest that further investigation into the extract as a neuroprotective agent is warranted.