In recent years, legal cannabis-based products containing cannabidiol (CBD), have become more available. Could these help stroke survivors to cope with problematic effects of stroke?
In a study published in the journal, The Lancet Neurology, scientists analysed data from more than 1,600 adults with cavernoma - a cluster of abnormal blood vessels in the brain - to generate estimates of risk. The findings could help both doctors and patients to make informed decisions about their treatment.
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Scientists at the University of Southampton are to develop and trial a new wearable technology to help people who have had a stroke recover use of their arm and hand. Find out more.
Thanks to the generosity of 90-year-old philanthropist Jack Petchey and his friends and family, an incredible £90,000 has been raised for the Jack Petchey Back to Work Fund. This initiative will help London’s stroke survivors return to the workplace following the devastation of a stroke.
Published in the journal, The Lancet, the findings of the PISCES I study shed more light on the potential use of stem cell treatment for stroke.
Dr Shamim Quadir, Research Communications Manager at the Stroke Association comments.