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Research Focuses on Beet Juice After Stroke

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Research Focuses on Beet Juice After Stroke

It has been with a groundbreaking 2003 study about how the chemical nitrite is converted into nitric oxide in the human body to regulate blood flow and blood pressure. The study was conducted by Wake Forest University physics professor Daniel Kim-Shapiro, PhD, director of the Translational Science Center, in collaboration with lead investigator Mark Gladwin, MD, chief of the division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine and director of the Vascular Medicine Institute at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. ┬áIn time, the work of Gladwin and Kim-Shapiro gave Cheryl Bushnell, MD, director of Wake Forest Baptist Health’s Primary Stroke Center, an idea. To read more jump to

http://www.wakehealth.edu/CC/Stroke/Research-Focuses-on-Beet-Juice-After-Stroke/

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