How clinical depression is being successfully treated through implant

American scientists have identified a biomarker in brain that can indicate spiking in symptoms of treatment-resistant depression. In a trial with a single patient, a device was implanted in brain that monitored for such activity fired targeted electrical pulses only when required. This resulted in successful treatment of depression. ThePrint’s SandhyaRamesh explains these early findings.
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Closed-loop neuromodulation in an individual with treatment-resistant depression


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