“Imagine a day when electrical impulses are a mainstay of medical treatment…
They could coax insulin from islet cells, regulate food intake, and control inflammation.
They may treat pressing major ailments such as hypertension, diabetes, obesity, heart failure, pulmonary and vascular disease.”
Famm, Kristoffer, et al. “Drug discovery: a jump-start for electroceuticals.” Nature 496.7444 (2013): 159-161.