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Addiction

13 June 2019

WATCH: Drilling holes in your skull to treat addiction

Chinese surgeons are experimenting with a technique involving a device being surgically implanted on to the brain – after drilling holes into your skull.

Chinese surgeons are using deep brain stimulation, or DBS, to treat methamphetamine addiction in its first ever clinical trial. The technique involves a device being surgically implanted on to the brain, after holes are drilled into the skull.

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