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Inhaled Levodopa

Introduction Levodopa was the first main, and arguably still the best, treatment for Parkinson’s disease. Being similar in structure to tyrosine, it is absorbed through the gut by an amino acid transporter – its half life in the blood is … Continue reading

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Revolution in acute ischaemic stroke care: a practical guide to mechanical thrombectomy

Introduction Stroke is the most common cause of disability in Western Countries, and its lifetime risk is up to 25%. While managing acute stroke patients in hyperacute stroke units is regarded as having benefits for short and long term outcome, … Continue reading

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