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A pacemaker for the brain? Alzheimer patients show improvement

Researchers at the Ohio State University implanted electrodes in the frontal cortex of the brain of Alzheimer's patients and sought to understand if deep brain stimulation could improve signs of dementia. Thye found that patients implanted with 'brain pacemaker' improved cognition, problem-solving skills and decision-making abilities. These effects were more pronounced in individuals with an early stage of Alzheimer's and now researchers are looking to develop non-invasive methods for wider application.

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