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2013-08-30 23:17:41

Brad Carter's recent brain surgery has given him hope that he will be able to achieve a life-long dream of recording a studio album. Los Angeles, California

2013-07-11 14:27:56

Deep brain stimulation therapy blocks or modulates electrical signals in the brain to improve symptoms in patients suffering from movement disorders such as Parkinson's disease, essential tremor and dystonia, but a new study suggests that several factors may cause electrical current to vary over time.

Remarkable Success In Patients With Major Depression
2013-04-09 15:34:35

For the first time, physicians from the Bonn University Hospital have stimulated patients' medial forebrain bundles

2012-05-08 09:40:00

A study on a handful of people with suspected mild Alzheimer's disease (AD) suggests that a device that sends continuous electrical impulses to specific "memory" regions of the brain appears to increase neuronal activity.

2012-04-04 20:52:14

People with severe depression are constantly despondent, lacking in drive, withdrawn and no longer feel joy.

2012-03-16 23:02:35

A new book by Sally Hunter, published in February 2012, is entitled You Can’t Keep a Good Man Down: From Parkinson's to a New Life with Deep Brain Stimulation.


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