Hibernating Ground Squirrels Provide Clues to New Stroke Treatments

Multi-step screening process leads to molecule that may protect brain cells.

In the fight against brain damage caused by stroke, researchers have turned to an unlikely source of inspiration: hibernating ground squirrels.

While the animals’ brains experience dramatically reduced blood flow during hibernation, just like human patients after a certain type of stroke, the squirrels emerge from their extended naps suffering no ill effects.… Read full story

Troopers Seize $285,000 Worth of Heroin in Summit County Traffic Stop

RICHFIELD TOWNSHIP – Ohio State Highway Patrol Troopers filed felony drug charges against a Connecticut man after a traffic stop in Summit County. During the traffic stop, Troopers seized 1,600 grams of heroin, which is valued at approximately $285,000.

On November 14, 2017, at 12:16 p.m., Troopers stopped a rented 2018 Nissan with Connecticut registration for a lane change violation on Interstate 80 near milepost 176.Read full story