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Neuropharmacological modulation of cognitive deficits after brain damage.

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PURPOSE OF REVIEW: This review discusses recent studies that have implications for potential neuropharmacological interventions which target cognitive deficits resulting from traumatic brain injury or stroke. RECENT FINDINGS: An important new study concerning the activity of N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptors after brain injury reveals that previous influential hypotheses about an increase in glutamate triggering neuronal death may need to be revised. Furthermore, the study suggests that ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
Role:
Author
Journal:
Current opinion in neurology
Volume:
18
Issue:
6
Pages:
675-680
Publication date:
2005-12-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1473-6551
ISSN:
1350-7540
URN:
uuid:ed7aa036-5e11-4de4-aef1-9048a7ec2994
Source identifiers:
374824
Local pid:
pubs:374824

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