Monday, November 3

How Does DBS Help Alzheimer's?

VIDEO:

DBS (Deep Brain Stimulation) is becoming very precise. In this TED Video, DBS pacemakers connect to the brain's fornix. This allows doctors to turn it up or down, like a radio dial or thermostat. See how this can improve memory & cognition in Alzheimer's.




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Deep Brain Stimulation System Implanted in 42 Alzheimer's Patients

VIDEO & ARTICLE:

See how doctors implant a deep-brain-stimulation device in "The Advance Study". Learn how its electrodes stimulate a part of the brain called the fornix. Can it successfully slow memory decline & improve cognitive function in early-stage Alzheimer's?
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