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Easing pain with brain implants

...clinical trials are just under way in epilepsy and obsessive-compulsive disorders. Pacemaker for pain Electrical stimulation of the brain has become an important method for treating symptoms of Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/08/tec_343689.shtml
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Stimulation of spot in brain triggers depression

BOSTON -- Accidental electrical stimulation of the brain during medical treatment can trigger bouts of deep depression that come and go almost instantly. French doctors made the discovery...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/13/tec_261323.shtml
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Electrical stimulation shows promise

Electrical stimulation of the brain can greatly improve the ability of Parkinson's disease patients to perform everyday tasks, a study found. In many people with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/15/ent_241916.shtml
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