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One decade after receiving implants that stimulate areas of their brains, patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) appear to sustain improvement in motor function, although part of the initial benefit wore off mainly because of progressive loss of benefit in other functions.
LOS ANGELES, Aug.
Neurologist Michele Tagliati, MD, director of the Movement Disorders Program at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, served on an elite international task force commissioned by the Movement Disorder Society to provide insights and guidance on deep brain stimulation for dystonia, an uncommon condition that causes sustained, sometimes crippling muscle contractions.
LOS ANGELES, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroSigma, a Los Angeles-based neuromodulation company, today announced that a recent Phase I clinical trial revealed that external Trigeminal Nerve Stimulation (eTNS(TM)) increased regional cerebral blood flow in brain regions associated with depression and mood regulation.
Using a combination of genetic engineering and laser technology, researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have manipulated brain wiring responsible for reward-seeking behaviors, such as drug addiction.
FORT LEE, N.J., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurologix, Inc.
FORT LEE, N.J., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurologix, Inc.
LOS ANGELES, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This afternoon, at the Antiepileptic Drug Trials XI Conference in Miami, Florida, (http://www.epilepsy.com/etp/aedtrialxi) Dr.
LOS ANGELES, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroSigma, Inc., a Los Angeles-based medical device company, today announced research progress on three therapies employing trigeminal nerve stimulation (TNS), originally developed at UCLA and exclusively licensed to NeuroSigma.
Deep brain stimulation, a surgical procedure to suppress faulty nerve signals, allowed 77 percent of patients to stop the medications used to treat their essential tremors within one year following the surgery, University of South Florida researchers report.
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