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Format: 04/17/2014
Format: 04/17/2014

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Using DBS to control hunger

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

Stimulating the "feeding center" of the brain with mild electrical pulses may be able to trigger weight loss in patients for whom all other methods -- including gastric bypass surgery -- have failed, concludes a small study conducted chiefly by Allegheny General Hospital neurosurgeon Michael Oh.

To read more, visit the Post-Gazette website.

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