New Treatment for Neurological Disorders with Wireless `Pacemaker for Brain`
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The device, named the WAND, works like a "pacemaker for the brain," monitoring the brain`s electrical activity and delivering electrical stimulation if it detects something amiss.
These devices can be extremely effective at preventing debilitating tremors or seizures in patients with a variety of neurological conditions. But the electrical signatures that precede a seizure or tremor can be extremely subtle, and the frequency and strength of electrical stimulation req...