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Alzheimer’s patients look to improvements in the form of brain pacemakers

More than 50 years ago, Arne Larsson became the first person to receive a pacemaker, allowing him to live to the rip old age of 86 – outliving the inventor as well as the surgeon who performed the implant. Since that first procedure in 1958, millions have gone on to live healthy lives with the help of a cardiac pacemaker. With a similar goal in mind, the researchers at Johns Hopkins University recently released news of a brain pacemaker that may offer new hope for those suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Paul Rosenberg, an Alzheimer’s specialist at Johns Hopkins who is providing
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