Who needs drugs, when you can just pop in a new battery?
May 24, 2007 9:02 PM Subscribe
A new wonder
drug? Once used in a failed attempt to treat epilepsy, electrical stimulation of the vagus nerve now shows promise in treating severe depression. Billed as a Brain Pacemaker, it's making people happy. Or something:
"Doctors began to suspect it held potential for treating severe depression when patients clung to the device, even when it wasn't helping their epilepsy."
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