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        Using Electricity to Treat Parkinson’s Disease

        Doctors at JFK Medical Center in Edison, New Jersey perform deep brain stimulation surgery on a conscious patient to treat the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease in this clip from SciTech Now. Strategically placed electrodes in the brain emit electrical impulses that will block the signals responsible for causing the patient’s tremors.

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