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Image Hosted by ImageShack.usThey used a technique known as deep brain stimulation - applying electricity directly to regions of the brain. In two patients, the brain's memory hub reversed its expected decline and actually grew.

Deep brain stimulation has been used in tens of thousands of patients with Parkinson's as well as having an emerging role in Tourette's Syndrome and depression.

Yet precisely how it works is still unknown.

This could well be an amazing find if it works ... they are going to use a large number of test subjects in their study ...