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Interesting medical note: How etanercept is aiding stroke victims

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The Sun Sentinel has an interesting article:

A single injection, then a five-minute wait.
That’s all it took for hundreds of stroke and traumatic brain injury patients nationwide to reverse years of debilitation. Now they’re walking more steadily, reading more easily, concentrating better, speaking more clearly and regaining use of once-rigid limbs – long after giving up hope that their bodies would ever respond.
The 25-milligram shot at renewed independence is the brainchild of Boca Raton, Fla., physician Dr. Edward Tobinick. His patented method for delivering the anti-inflammatory medicine etanercept to the brain is getting notice around the world as a “radical breakthrough” in the treatment of chronic neurological dysfunction. . .

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Written by LeisureGuy

14 January 2013 at 11:22 am

Posted in Medical, Science

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