I was happy to see a new op-ed from Oliver Sacks recently. I was sure we’d not hear from him again after his op-ed in February, announcing he has terminal cancer. Continue reading Dr. Oliver Sacks on his hearing loss | Auditory processing on Blog#42
There are Epilepsy patients for whom medications are not an option. For those patients, alternatives to pharmaceuticals include the Ketogenic Diet. A subset of those for whom the Ketogenic diet offers at least some measurable relief, the addition of a VNS implant can mean effective control of epileptic seizures.
How #VNS Therapy works
VNS is short for vagus nerve stimulation — that is, stimulation of the nerve responsible for relaying messages between the brain and certain parts of the body. Continue reading How VNS Therapy for Epilepsy Works| Cyberonics