Stroke, angiogenesis and phytochemicals.

@article{Chen2012StrokeAA,
  title={Stroke, angiogenesis and phytochemicals.},
  author={Yu-Chang Chen and Jui-Sheng Wu and Steven Z Yang and Chien-Yu Huang and Chen Kai Chang and Grace Y Sun and Teng-Nan Lin},
  journal={Frontiers in bioscience},
  year={2012},
  volume={4},
  pages={
          599-610
        }
}
Stroke, or brain attack, is the third leading cause of death and the leading cause of adult disability worldwide. There is a great demand for intervention therapy. Unfortunately, although more than 700 drugs that target neuroprotection showed beneficial effects in preclinical animal studies, none of them proved efficacious in treating stroke patients. There is recent interest in understanding mechanism for post-ischemic angiogenesis in the penumbra area, and correlation of the extent of… CONTINUE READING

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