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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
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.
For the first time, physicians from the Bonn University Hospital have stimulated patients' medial forebrain bundles
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.
People with severe depression are constantly despondent, lacking in drive, withdrawn and no longer feel joy.
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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