Patient receives first implant in U.S. to prevent cluster headaches

ReutersPublished: August 21, 2014
Published: August 21, 2014

U.S. researchers implant a neurostimulator in a patient's cheek to provide relief from painful cluster headaches. This is the first time the device is being tested in the U.S, and hopes are high that the neurostimulator can short circuit the nerves that cause the debilitating headaches. Sharon Reich reports. Credit to Reuters. COURTESY OHIO STATE WEXNER MEDICAL CENTER

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