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BACKGROUND Molecular mechanisms of neuroprotection that lead to ischaemic tolerance are incompletely understood. Identification of genes involved in the process would provide insight into cell survival and therapeutic approaches for stroke. We developed a mouse model of neuroprotection in stroke and did gene expression profiling to identify potential(More)
Using the 2003 National Survey of Children's Health sponsored by the federal Maternal and Child Health Bureau, we calculated prevalence estimates of eczema nationally and for each state among a nationally representative sample of 102,353 children 17 years of age and under. Our objective was to determine the national prevalence of eczema/atopic dermatitis in(More)
Corticotropin releasing hormone (CRH) and its family of related peptides are involved in regulating physiologic responses to multiple stressors, including stroke. Although CRH has been implicated in the exacerbation of injury after stroke, the mechanism remains unclear. After ischemia, both excitotoxic damage and inflammation contribute to the pathology of(More)
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