Aspirin triggered resolvin protects against cognitive decline after surgery
Resolvins are molecules naturally produced by the body from omega-3 fatty acids ? a process that can be jumpstarted by common aspirin. In a new study researchers describe how resolvins could protect against the cognitive impairment that often affects recovery of surgical and critically ill patients. The study adds new knowledge on how peripheral surgery affects the brain and neuronal function contributing to the processes of cognitive decline.
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