Electrical stimulation might help recovery after stroke

Last updated 21st Nov 2019 3 followers
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A pinboard by Sahba Mobini

Marie Curie Post-Doc Fellow, The Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)

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Flow of ions in a biological system generates electrical fields that are natural regulators of processes such as cell division, and wound healing. Neural tissue can benefit from external electrical stimulation to regenerate and recover after damage.

In 10 Seconds why? Stroke is a second leading cause of disability in Europe at a cost of €64.1 billion per year. Each year, at least 5 million people are permanently disabled that severely affe...