Bat Saliva May Help Stroke Disability

Published: Sep 14, 2007

CLEVELAND, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- U.S. researchers are challenging the standard three-hour stroke treatment window by using bat saliva to help stroke victims avoid debilitating side effects. Stroke is the No. 1 disabling condition for adults in the United States. But Cleveland Clinic scientists say that high ranking of stroke disability is due, in part, to the limited 3-hour window physicians have to care for individuals after stroke onset.

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