The 'pacemaker' implanted in the brain to prevent Alzheimer's patients losing their memory Device already used in people with Parkinson’s disease as possible means reversing cognitive declineEarly trials show the device appears to keep brain neurons activeHigh hopes will be viable alternative to drug treatments By Chris Murphy PUBLISHED: 17:13 GMT, 5 December 2012 | UPDATED: 17:54 GMT, 5 December 2012 A ‘pacemaker’ has been implanted in to the brain of an Alzheimer's patient in a bid to reduce memory loss.
Teenager who vomited 30 times a day due to rare condition saved after becoming youngest in UK to have pacemaker fitted in her STOMACH It took doctors four years to diagnose teenager's rare stomach paralysis conditionLaura, now 19, was the youngest of only around 50 people in the UK to have a gastric pacemaker fitted last year | UPDATED: 14:09 GMT, 12 June 2012 A teenager who suffers from a rare condition that made her sick up to 30 times a day is at last on the road to recovery after she had a pacemaker fitted in her stomach.
Saved by a punch: Boy, 13, diagnosed with rare heart condition after he is knocked out in playground fight Callum Massey stopped breathing after fightDoctors detected life-threatening heart condition and fitted him with pacemaker A schoolboy has revealed how a playground fight that left him unconscious, helped to unearth a life-threatening heart condition. Callum Massey, 13, stopped breathing when he was punched by a fellow pupil and paramedics rushed to his rescue
A cure for depression Brain pacemaker puts 58% of patients into remission After two years 92% of patients tested had responded to the treatment People suffering from depression and bipolar disorder who don't respond to drugs and therapy could finally find relief from their symptoms thanks to a brain pacemaker. The medical device is implanted under the skull and sends electrical impulses deep into the brain
20 years of migraines cured by a pacemaker in my tummy Six million people in the UK suffer from migraines, but painkillers are not always effective. Debbie Hounslow, 44, a customer services adviser from Buckinghamshire, underwent a new procedure