Small study suggests DBS might improve brain function in Alzheimer's

A study published in the Archives of Neurology found that deep brain stimulation improves brain function in people with a mild form of Alzheimer's disease. The treatment involves jolting the brain using an electronic pulse that comes from a device embedded in the chest. An expert said the small study gives "a very early look" at this new treatment, but more studies are needed.

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