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Curry Spice Could Aid In Stroke Recovery, Treatment

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 |  Fri Feb 25, 2011 | Share This Item

Dr. Lee Birnbaum was interview recently for a news story about the use of curry as an aid in stroke recovery.

A synthetic derivative of the curry spice turmeric, made by scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, dramatically improves the behavioral and molecular deficits seen in animal models of ischemic stroke and traumatic brain injury (TBI). Two new studies suggest that the novel compound may have clinical promise for these conditions, which currently lack good therapies.

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