Forskning från Indiana universitet visar att kemoterapi förstör de grå cellerna i hjärnan, där minnet och de kognitiva funktionerna sitter.

(NaturalNews) New research out of Indiana University adds to the growing list of harmful side effects caused by chemotherapy. According to scientists, the chemical cancer treatment destroys gray matter in the brain associated with cognitive function and memory.

Published in the journal Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, the study is the first of its kind to use brain imaging scans to verify the negative effects of chemotherapy on the brain. However, previous studies have already found that chemotherapy damages cognitive function, providing the basis for the popular term used to describe this condition known as “chemobrain”. Läs mer

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