More On Exercise

We have recently told you that moderate exercise reduces the risk of having a stroke. Here is something about exercise that was recently reported. A study in a well respected medical journal looked at almost 1,000 people who had been hospitalized with a stroke. Those who had been physically active (defined as walking at least… Read More »

Stroke, cancer and heart disease: Key acid-activated protein channel

Johns Hopkins researchers have discovered a long-sought protein, the proton-activated chloride channel (PAC), that is activated in acidic environments and could protect against the tissue-damaging effects of stroke, heart attack, cancer and inflammation. The researchers believe the discovery of this protein could provide a new drug target for potential therapies for stroke and other health… Read More »