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Advancements in Brain Pacemakers May Improve Parkinson's Patients' Quality of Life

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Researchers also want to explore methods to make DBS a non-invasive medical procedure. Scientists from MIT have started to develop a new way to stimulate brain cells in a non-invasive way by introducing numerous electric fields externally. In June, the results done on mice for this study was published in Cell.

Wodziak gave a warning that this medical procedure will only greatly benefit those patients who are perfectly fit for it. Therefore, a series of tests and numerous consultations with specialists must be done first by the patient. Such specialists include a neurologist, neuropsychologist, neurosurgeon, and psychiatrists. A team of therapists may also help for better and faster recovery.