For years, the pacemaker was synonymous with the heart. But new technologies are now pushing the positive effects created by the small electronic into the brain.Researchers from the Cleveland Clinic of the Harvard School and Brown Medical school created a brain pacemaker to treat depression and Obsessive-compulsive disorder, commonly known as OCD.
They already implanted the brain pacemaker into 17 people suffering from depression and on 26 patient with OCD. They tracked the depressed for a year and with OCD for three years and found substantial improvements in mood, social and occupational functioning.
Now, there’s no more reason to be unhappy!