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Research findings could lead to improved treatments for brain- and spinal- cord injuries

Hot on the heels of discovering a protective form of immune response to spinal cord injury, researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have pinpointed the biological trigger for that response - a vital step toward being able to harness the body's defenses to improve treatment for spine injuries, brain trauma, Alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative conditions.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

The real problem for brain injuries is the lack of resolution of neuroinflammation.  This is why high-dose omega-3 fatty acid has significant benefits as they are the precursors of resolvins that drive the inflammation process.

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