Items Tagged ‘electrical current’

February 9, 2012

Electrical Deep-Brain Stimulation Enhances Memory in Small Study

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An electrical current sent deep into the brain improves memory, according to a study that suggests a novel approach to treating Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Seven volunteers with epilepsy who had electrodes implanted in their brains to detect the source of their seizures participated in the research to see if deep-brain stimulation improved their recall. […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, deep brain stimulation, dementia, electrical current, epilepsy, Matt Stead, New England Journal of Medicine


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