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Could a Pacemaker-like Implant Be the Next Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment?

How this can help inflammatory conditions

Researchers now believe that this process of hacking into the body's neural circuits may also potentially be able to help alleviate the symptoms associated with inflammatory diseases like Crohn's disease and rheumatoid arthritis. The researchers believe that the relief could come from tapping the device into the circuits that link the brain to the immune system.

The researcher strongly feel that this technology can bring hope and relief to millions of patients who have conditions that have not responded well to other treatment options. This technology could drastically reduce the amount of or completely eliminate the need for medication. 

Kevin Tracy, the president of the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and a co-founder of the company, SetPoint Medical says that this may be a worthy solution for millions of patients who despise taking medication in pill form.