Antioxidant/restorative effects of calcined gold preparations used in Indian systems of medicine against global and focal models of ischaemia.

@article{Shah2002AntioxidantrestorativeEO,
  title={Antioxidant/restorative effects of calcined gold preparations used in Indian systems of medicine against global and focal models of ischaemia.},
  author={Zahoor Ahmad Shah and Shashi Bharat Vohora},
  journal={Pharmacology & toxicology},
  year={2002},
  volume={90 5},
  pages={
          254-9
        }
}
Stroke, or ischaemic brain damage, is of great geriatric importance being the third most common cause of death after cancer and heart diseases in developed countries. Despite such high frequency, its management has received inadequate attention. Many studies have shown the role of free radicals in the pathogenesis of ischaemic brain damage. Search for safe and effective antioxidant and free radial scavenger agents, therefore, appear to be a promising approach for stroke therapy. Gold, widely… CONTINUE READING
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