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Irish coffee is good for your brain? Maybe, if you had a stroke.

More at Yahoo! News

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Giving stroke patients a caffeine-alcohol mixture in concert with a clot-busting drug was safe and led to better recovery, new research shows.

One of the researchers has a patent on the mixture, called caffeinol, but lead author Dr. Sheryl Martin-Schild, a neurovascular fellow at the University of Texas Health Science Center, noted that, “this could easily be put together by pharmacists, it’s easy to deliver and well-tolerated.”

The group has U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval to use caffeinol in studies and is hoping approval for “common consumption” will follow.

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February 24, 2008 - Posted by | Medical, medicine

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