Spinal cord stimulation restores movement in the arms of stroke patients with locomotion problems, researchers report. The treatment has the potential to improve the quality of life for those who suffer arm paralysis following a stroke.
Many people report having a difficult time recognizing faces from visually distinct different backgrounds than their own. A new brain stimulation study found the "other race effect" is a result of lacking of cognitive visual expertise, and not social bias.
Researchers have developed a chop stick-like device that uses a weak electrical current to stimulate the tongue and enhance the taste of salt. The device could help to reduce dietary sodium intake by up to 30%.