In the future people with brain disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy and tinnitus (ringing in the ears) may be fitted with a smart, miniaturised neurostimulator. This stimulator, a prototype of which was recently developed and tested by TU Delft, may considerably reduce the symptoms for some patients.
‘A great deal of how we function is determined by electrical currents in our body’, says electrical engineer Marijn van Dongen of TU Delft. ‘We can...
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