A community for people who want to remain as healthy as possible as we age.

Brain implants 'switch off' Tourette's

(UPI) A British Tourette's syndrome sufferer has had her symptoms "switched off" in a revolutionary procedure involving brain implants, doctors said.
When surgeons placed two electrodes into Jayne Bargent's skull and turned on the current for 40 minutes, her symptoms of violent jerks instantly faded, the Daily Telegraph reported…
The technique, known as Deep Brain Stimulation, is already being used to treat some other neurological conditions including Parkinson's disease.
[Click the title, above, to post a comment.]

0 comments:

Post a Comment

Please do not give advice. We can best help each other by telling what works for us, not what we think someone else should do.