Baby Given Cannabis-Based Drug in Medical First in Norfolk
A baby has become the first to get a cannabis-derived medicine in a trial to help those born with a condition that can lead to brain damage.
Oscar Parodi was born at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital with neonatal hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE).
This is a lack of oxygen or blood flow from the placenta to the baby.
As part of his treatment he will be given a dose of the study’s cannabis-based drug.
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