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Animal research, Health, Scientific progress

29 - 07 - 2016

The LAU: a hope against epilepsy

A US team of researchers from the University of Louisiana have confirmed the efficacy of neuroprotective compounds, LAU, on epileptic mouse models (with abnormal discharges of nerve impulses in the brain). These LAU protect the animals against the adverse effects of seizures and mitigate their frequencies. There are promising results awaiting to be validated in humans.