Joel Barker

Could digestive bacteria cause a stroke?

Your own digestive bacteria could cause plaque to break look in arteries. Joel Barker joins Jim Blasingame to report on medicine that could prevent digestive bacteria from causing arterial plaque from breaking loose.

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Joel Barker joins Jim Blasingame to report on an existing drug that’s used for other issues, which is being tested to see if it’s properties might reduce the plaque on the brain that causes Alzheimer’s disease.
Joel Barker joins Jim Blasingame to report on a new type of aggregate, that makes a concrete that bends before it breaks.
Joel Barker joins Jim Blasingame to report on recent research that shows some sugars could be used to melt the plaque build-up on arteries.
Joel Barker joins Jim Blasingame to report on a new application for swine manure as a binding component in highway asphalt.
Joel Barker joins Jim Blasingame to report on the deep water find below California and the issues that will be part of bringing that water to the surface, plus a report on the closing of the ozone hole.