Deep Brain Stimulation

In 2017, the US medical device company Medtronic announced that it had implanted deep brain stimulation (DBS) equipment in 150,000 patients worldwide to reduce debilitating tremors. This is a powerful therapy, but have the risks proved to outweigh the benefits?

Source: Aeon
Published: Aug 14, 2019
Length: 13 minutes (3,300 words)