Cognitive Neurostim Devices: Promises, Unknowns Explored At FDA Workshop
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
Noninvasive electromagnetic neurostimulation devices designed to improve peoples’ memory or learning abilities currently show some promise, but also feature unknowns surrounding their mechanisms of actions and long term effects, said speakers at an FDA workshop on the devices.
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