Saturday, December 8, 2012

1st Implant of "Brain-Pacemaker" for Alzheimer's


Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine surgically implanted a pacemaker-like device into the brain of a patient in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease. It provides deep brain stimulation and has been used in thousands of people with Parkinson’s disease. See how it works as a possible means of boosting memory and reversing cognitive decline.
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