For many people who suffer from neurological disorders, such as epilepsy, there are no viable treatment options. In our latest research, we developed an implantable device that may one day offer relief. We show that the implant can treat problems in the brain, such as epileptic seizures, by delivering brain chemicals – known as neurotransmitters – directly to the cells in the brain that cause the problem. Continue reading Could This Brain Implant Stop Epilepsy Seizures?
I can’t close my right eye all the way. I’ve gotten face wash in it nearly every day for the past two weeks. I’ve also had a persistent metallic taste in my mouth, an inability to drink without dribbling, and a strange pain behind my ear. It all began on the first Sunday night of October, when I came down with Bell’s palsy.