Tuesday November 17, 2015

Could Implantable LEDs Relieve Your Pain?

If you are going to have LEDs implanted in your skull, you might as well go all out and install a side window and a couple fans too.

Chronic pain is often tough to understand, much less treat. But a new flexible, implantable electronic device could illuminate why certain parts of your body hurt. And down the road, the system, which features a wirelessly activated light-emitting diode (LED), might even be able to provide pain relief with the flip of a switch.