As Big Pharma's pipeline for blockbuster drugs slows, med tech giants are helping to fill the gap with devices that treat everything from migraines to severe depression.
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...And coming in 2011
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THE DEVICES: Next-generation brain stimulators

WHAT THEY WILL DO: Control obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), help stroke patients regain motor function, treat migraine headaches, and treat severe drug-resistant depression by stimulating specific nerves with electrical impulses.

WHO'S DEVELOPING THEM: Boston Scientific (BSX), Cyberonics, Medtronic (MDT), Northstar Neuroscience (NSTR)

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