Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

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.

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