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Sugar Rush in Septic Shock Leads to Mouse Memory Loss

News   Apr 23, 2019 | Original story from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

 
Sugar Shock Leads to Memory Loss

Memory loss and cognitive dysfunction associated with septic shock is the result of the sugar heparan sulfate, which is released into the bloodstream and enters the brain during the life-threatening condition. Credit: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

 
 
 

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