Latest Deep brain stimulation Stories
Despite the fact that it has been vilified by some in the past, scientists are experimenting with various types of electrical brain stimulation, hoping that some day it will not only be able to treat a wide array of disorders but also enhance a person's cognitive abilities.
A study on a handful of people with suspected mild Alzheimer's disease (AD) suggests that a device that sends continuous electrical impulses to specific "memory" regions of the brain appears to increase neuronal activity.
A new and radical breakthrough procedure may help doctors treat depression in their patients with the use of electrodes.
People with severe depression are constantly despondent, lacking in drive, withdrawn and no longer feel joy.
For nearly 30 years, Tom Rogers’ left hand would shake when he tried to use it, making even simple tasks such as drinking a glass of water, writing a check, or making a sandwich challenging.
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