Brain pacemaker could 'cure' Alzheimer's: Implant stops sufferers being robbed of their independence



A pioneering 'brain pacemaker' can slow down the progression of Alzheimer's by increasing their focus and attention, a study has found.
Symptoms improved in all three patients after the device - similar to a heart pacemaker - was fitted directly into their skulls.
Researchers were 'encouraged' after one of the sufferers can now cook a meal - a simple task she was completely unable to do before the trial.
LaVonne Moore, 85, from Delaware, Ohio, is also playing her favourite hymns on the piano, years after being struck down by the incurable disease.
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30 January 2018 in Health, Views: 39
Source: Daily Mail
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