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Stroke

10 March 2009

Laser therapy helps stroke victims

An experimental stroke treatment that sends laser beams into the brain may help patients with milder strokes lessen their crippling effects, says U.S. researchers.

An experimental stroke treatment that sends laser beams into the brain may help patients with milder strokes lessen their crippling effects, says U.S. researchers.

Every day, 60 people die in South Africa because of strokes, says the Medical Research Council. It is the third most common cause of death and the leading cause of adult disabilities.

 

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