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What chemical keeps our nerve cells alive?
« on: 03/02/2010 09:29:18 »
Researchers at Cambridge’s Babraham Institute have identified a factor that helps to stop nerves from degenerating.  This could lead to better treatments for degenerative diseases, but also better ways to halt the degradation of a nerve when it gets damage as a result of an injury or stroke...
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« Reply #2 on: 04/03/2011 23:57:22 »
I'm a dibetic,with neoropathy in both hands and feet.I need answers to:
  1 a map showing where it starts and how it travels
  2 how it's relative to blood circulation and the heart.
  3 how and why it progresses from big toe and proceeds up the leg as time passes.
  4 What can be done to slow it down and/or stop it from getting worse.
  5 Does blood suger level management make it easier to control.
 

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