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2010-01-09 09:39:13

Neurosurgeons in Heidelberg perform the world's first operation on the "habenula" to treat depression / Cooperation with psychiatrists from the Central Institute of Mental Health in Mannheim A team of neurosurgeons at Heidelberg University Hospital and psychiatrists at the Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim have for the first time successfully treated a patient suffering from severe depression by stimulating the habenula, a tiny nerve structure in the brain. The 64-year-old woman,...


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