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Vagus Nerve Stimulation and Aging

November 5, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Stimulating the Vagus nerve
“Running from the abdomen up to the brain, it is perhaps not a surprise that the vagus [MORE]

A “Neural Tourniquet” to Stop Bleeding Anywhere in the Body

January 31, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Neural Tourniquet
Most wouldn’t guess that hacking the vagus nerve could staunch a hemorrhage, but that is exactly what researchers at [MORE]

Implantable Device Against Inflammatory Diseases

December 13, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Neuromodulation
In a multi-center European trial, an implantable vagus nerve stimulator, made by SetPoint Medical (Valencia, CA), has been found to [MORE]

Implant to Control Hunger

August 25, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

EnteroMedics Maestro vBloc
EnteroMedics (St. Paul, MN) has been FDA approved to implant its hunger control device as a bariatric surgery [MORE]

First Medical Device for Obesity Using Brain to Stomach Signal Blocking

March 3, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

VBLOC Therapy for Obesity
EnteroMedics (St. Paul, MN) has received FDA approval for an implanted pacemaker-like device that stimulates the vagus [MORE]

A Thermostat for the Immune System

June 22, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

Suppressing the Spleen
Realizing that an inflammation response is triggered by the brain via the vagus nerve, immunologist and neurosurgeon [MORE]