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Submission + - The New Lobotomy

An anonymous reader writes: Popular Science reports on a possible cure for extreme depression: "The most promising new treatment for severe depression isn't a pill. It's a permanent implant that shocks the brain." Currently, fewer than 50 patients have undergone the treatment, but the early results have been astonishingly promising — people experiencing results within hours of the the surgery.

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The New Lobotomy

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