...And coming in 2010
THE DEVICE: Electrical hunger suppressor
WHAT IT WILL DO: Researchers are developing neurostimulators that will deliver jolts of electricity to specifiic stomach nerves. The intent is to make the brain think that the stomach is full, thus helping to control obesity, which has reached epidemic levels in the United States.
WHO'S DEVELOPING IT: Leptos Biomedical, Medtronic (MDT)