Published in Pain and Central Nervous System Week, January 15th, 2007
Both treatments were administered through the nose, rather than intravenously, the conventional method for delivering drugs to the brain.
In one study, rats' brains were subjected to ischemia - severely reduced blood flow - for two hours in a model of stroke. Researchers then administered nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide, or NAD+, immediately after "reperfusion," or resumption of blood flow. Reperfusion is the...
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