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neurostimulator

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World's smallest neurostimulator gets green light

The Brio, which treats the symptoms of Parkinson's, gets European approval and is implanted in a 67-year-old man, though it is yet to be approved for use in the U.S.

By September 10, 2009

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Got sleep apnea? Stimulate your tongue

ImThera's new treatment for sleep apnea ditches the bulky masks of yore for a tiny neurostimulator surgically implanted near the tongue, currently being tested in Belgium.

By February 19, 2010

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Early-warning software could reduce false alarms of seizures

Closed-loop implantable devices can control seizures via small amounts of current, and new software could further fine-tune early detection, research shows.

By April 4, 2012

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Brain 'pacemaker': Smarter Parkinson's care?

Scientists are working on a biomimetic chip called ReNaChip that could advance current treatments by making deep brain stimulation more precise.

By July 9, 2010