Tag Results for vagus nerve (10)

  1. A Cheery Day for Electric Depression Treatment

    from the desk of associate editor Sandra Upson The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved two implantable devices that treat depression by transmitting electronic pulses to a nerve in the neck. Cyberonics Inc. says its two devices are 43 percent smaller than earlier model nerve stimulators and allow for easier monitoring by physicians. …

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