Global Technology – October 2011

In another breakthrough in biotech, scientists have found that stimulating a specific region of the brain leads to the production of new brain cells that enhance memory. According to an animal study published in the Journal of Neuroscience by Paul Frankland, PhD, and his colleagues at The Hospital for Sick Children, the findings show how deep brain stimulation, or DBS, may work to improve cognition. DBS is a clinical intervention that delivers electrical pulses to targeted areas of the brain.  As Frankland explains, “DBS has been quite effective for the treatment of movement disorde.....
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