TITLE

healing options. Progesterone: "Friend" of the Spinal Cord?

AUTHOR(S)
JOHNSTON, S. LAURANCE
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
PN;Jun2011, Vol. 65 Issue 6, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the issue regarding the role of progesterone in neuroprotection. It says that many studies showed the neuroprotective potential of progesterone treatment after neurological trauma by limiting the loss of neuronal tissue and preserving the function of spinal cord. It cites that progesterone neuroprotection has been documented in animal models of neurological disorders including spinal cord dysfunction and traumatic brain injury (TBI).
ACCESSION #
60511689

 

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