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Cognitive Health

Studies and Research Papers

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Astaxanthin inhibits thrombosis in cerebral vessels of stroke-prone spontaneously hypertensive rats

These results supported our hypothesis and strongly suggested that the antithrombotic and antihypertensive effects of astaxanthin or vitamin E may be...


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Effects of astaxanthin onaxonal regeneration via cAMP/PKA signaling pathway in mice with focal cerebral infarction

We demonstrated that astaxanthin can promote the recovery of motor function in the chronic phase after ischemic infarction and stimulate th...


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Astaxanthin lowers blood pressure and lessens the activity of the renin-angiotensin system in Zucker Fatty Rats

Astaxanthin’s effects on RAS indicate it might overcome perturbations associated with increased activity, especially those related to the...


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Astaxanthin alleviates cerebral edema by modulating NKCC1 and AQP4 expression after traumatic brain injury in mice

Our study suggests that astaxanthin may exert neuroprotection following TBI by ameliorating AQP4/NKCC1-mediated cerebral edema, and ...


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Neuroprotective mechanisms of astaxanthin: a potential therapeutic role in preserving cognitive function in age and neurodegeneration

AXT displays health-promoting effects in various diseases. The emerging research data in regard of...


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Astaxanthin reduces type 2 diabetic‑associated cognitive decline in rats via activation of PI3K/Akt and attenuation of oxidative stress

In conclusion, the present study demonstrated that treatment with AST may reduce type 2 DACD in ...


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Astaxanthin: A Potential Therapeutic Agent in Cardiovascular Disease

Astaxanthin is a xanthophyll carotenoid present in microalgae, fungi, complex plants, seafood, flamingos and quail. It is an antioxidant with anti-inflammatory properties a...


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Astaxanthin in Cardiovascular Health and Disease

Astaxanthin and derivatives have been documented to have cardiovascular protective effects after prior administration both orally and intravenously and across several...



The Neuroprotective Effects of Astaxanthin: Therapeutic Targets and Clinical Perspective

AST is an oxy-carotenoid with potential effects on healthcare. Although most of the studies have considered the protective effects of AST on various diseases, recent stu...


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Astaxanthin Protects Primary Hippocampal Neurons against Noxious Effects of Aβ-Oligomers

The present results indicate that ATX, via its antioxidant properties, may prevent important deleterious effects of AβOs on gene expression, which might be controlled at least in part ...


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On the Neuroprotective Role of Astaxanthin: New Perspectives?

There is a growing body of evidence regarding the benefits of several molecules in a healthy diet that can help to prevent some age-related diseases. There is large public and scientific interest about natural ...



Astaxanthin as a Putative Geroprotector: Molecular Basis and Focus on Brain Aging

The geroneuroprotective properties of astaxanthin appear, at least in part, attributable to the reduction in oxidative stress, inflammation, and the neuronal mitochondrial function, a...



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