brain stimulation

Using electrical brain stimulation to help patients lose weight

Posted in Science on 5th Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

Many factors can cause obesity, including genes, lifestyle and environment. But theres some evidence to suggest that quirks of the brain might be a factor, too.

Brain-zapping headwear designed to treat Parkinson's

Posted in Medicine on 20th Jun, 2015
by Alex Muller

A team at Johns Hopkins University has created a prototype device that delivers non-invasive brain stimulation to sufferers of Parkinson's disease.