Groundbreaking brain implant REVERSES 'locked-in' syndrome: Mother-of-three with ALS can talk again after revolutionary procedure



A mother-of-three with locked-in syndrome can communicate again thanks to a groundbreaking brain transplant.
It is the first time scientists have ever managed to reverse the effects of amyotrophic laterla sclerosis (ALS), which gradually paralyzes the body, giving sufferers a life expectancy of two to five years.
Hanneke de Bruijne, a 58-year-old from the Netherlands, was diagnosed with the degenerative disease in 2008.
By 2015, she was in the late stages of the illness, unable to speak, move, or even breathe without a mechanical ventilator. 
But that year, she was admitted to University... read more

 
15 November 2016 in Health, Views: 55
Source: Daily Mail
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