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Proteins discovered that protect against cerebral hemorrhage and nerve damage

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A team of researchers at the University of Zurich discovered that a specific protein called haptoglobin is essential to prevent brain damage caused by free hemoglobin after cerebral hemorrhage. This damage is caused by red blood cells, which can cause serious damage to neurons and thus the brain. In particular, researchers were interested in bleeding between the intima and media,… Read more »