Squirrels could hold the secret to preventing brain damage in stroke patients

Doctors are looking at how they protect their brain during hibernation

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A new study draws a parallel between the hibernation of squirrels and stroke victims. During a stroke, blood and oxygen are deprived from the brain, often resulting in speech damage. Doctors are looking at how squirrels can protect their brains during a time of less blood flow in hibernation. Find out more in the video above.

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