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Brain implants used to fight drug addiction in US

Brain implants used to fight drug addiction in US

bbc.co.uk - By Jane Wakefield

Patients with severe opioid addiction are being given brain implants to help reduce their cravings, in the first trial of its kind in the US. Gerod Buckhalter, 33, who has struggled with substance abuse for more than a decade with many relapses and overdoses, has already had the surgery. Lead doctor …

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