Ultrasound Beams Fire at Rice-Sized Brain Target to Ease Tremors

Ultrasound Beams Fire at Rice-Sized Brain Target to Ease Tremors

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A study of 15 patients published yesterday in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that technological advances in the past decade allow doctors to deliver ultrasound beams into the brain without removing a portion of the skull.