Havana, Feb 27.- The application of the non-invasive brain stimulation is one of the latest news of the International Center for Neurological Restoration (CIREN), the only one of its kind in the world, celebrating its 28th anniversary, media reported here today.
The prestigious scientific-medical institution of the island is immersed in studies and treatments to sleep, investigations and treatments to the pain of the medulla oblongata and the attention to patients with disorders of the autistic spectrum, Granma newspaper stresses.
The CIREN, which has two original therapeutic programs: Rehabilitation or Neurological Restoration and General Biological Restoration (Rebioger), also performs executive medical check-ups and increases the work of aesthetic and maxilla-facial surgery.
The center, founded on February 26th, 1989 by the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, also provides special stomatological services and others of the Neurological Restoration Program for re-admissions, the daily says.
Maria del Pilar Vila, an expert on promotion and marketing, said the first lines of defined treatment were the attention to Parkinson's disease patients, sequelae of cerebral infarction, traumatic brain injury and spinal traumas, disease or Huntington's chorea and the dementias.
According to the official, more than 140,000 patients of 94 countries, from all continents, have been assisted in the healthcare center since its creation.
About 5,650 Cubans and 265 foreigners have been received in this institution in 2016, nearly 539 were assisted in external consultations. The main senders have been Angola, Mexico, Peru and Argentina. (Prensa Latina)