Study: Therapy may improve brain function in Alzheimer's

A study published in the Archives of Neurology found that deep brain stimulation improves brain function in patients with a mild form of Alzheimer's disease. The treatment involves directing an electronic pulse to the brain from a device embedded in the chest. Researchers who used PET to measure brain cell function at one month and one year following device implantation found a marker of neuron activity had increased among the patients.

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