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Epilepsy drug shows promise for reducing stroke-induced brain damage
A drug FDA-approved for treating epilepsy - retigabine - may also be effective for reducing brain damage following ischemic stroke, according to a new study.
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Brain Attack--Controversies in acute stroke management
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Immune System Flowchart
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Triangles of the Neck (Visual mnemonic)
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