New stroke drug enhances brain’s ability to rewire itself and promote recovery in the weeks and months after injury. In the study, mice and monkeys that suffered strokes regained more movement and dexterity when their rehabilitative regimen included the experimental medication.

New research offers the prospect of limiting a stroke?s long-term damage with a drug that enhances the brain?s ability to rewire itself and promote recovery in the weeks and months after injury.

http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-brain-recovery-stroke-20180406-story.html

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