In the first study of its kind researchers from UCLA and the University of Leicester found that neurons in a specific brain region play a key role in rapidly forming … Continue Reading First ever study records memory being encoded in individual neurons.
Pain is a common nonmotor symptom in patients with Parkinson disease and it negatively impacts quality of life. Patients with Parkinson disease who experienced pain before undergoing subthalamic nucleus deep … Continue Reading Eight-year study assesses efficacy of DBS on pain in patients with Parkinson’s disease.
Deep brain stimulation study is the first to successfully treat swallowing dysfunction in Parkinson’s disease.
Parkinson’s disease patients treated with low-frequency deep brain stimulation show significant improvements in swallowing dysfunction and freezing of gait over typical high-frequency treatment. The study, published in Neurology, provides a … Continue Reading Deep brain stimulation study is the first to successfully treat swallowing dysfunction in Parkinson’s disease.
Over the past several decades, brain stimulation has become an increasingly important treatment option for a number of psychiatric and neurological conditions. Divided into two broad approaches, invasive and noninvasive, … Continue Reading Scientists begin to map brain stimulation sites and pathways.
A panel of experts have performed a literary review to form the first clinical guidelines for the use of Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). Available research evidence … Continue Reading Clinical guidelines set for deep brain stimulation for obsessive-compulsive disorder.