A pacemaker for the brain

A pacemaker for the brain

There are 2 comments on the TwinCities.com story from Feb 8, 2008, titled A pacemaker for the brain. In it, TwinCities.com reports that:

St. Jude Medical's Libra device is implanted near the collarbone and connected to lead wires that are aimed at specific targets in the brain.

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Minneapolis, MN

#1 Feb 8, 2008
Ah yes! A pacemaker for the brain. Now, who is in control of our minds. Who is to say what and when 'control' can be exercised. Who can one trust? Our government, No. The scientific community, No. Then who?

Toongabbie, Australia

#2 Feb 9, 2008
I would have liked to have had specific brain regions identified - 'deep brain' is deliberately vague.

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