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LOS ANGELES, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroSigma, Inc.
The first two stereo-EEG explorations in Finland were carried out by neurosurgeons of the Epilepsy surgery team in Helsinki University Central Hospital this spring.
A first-of-its-kind study of gene therapy in the treatment of Parkinson's disease determined that half of all patients who received the treatment had "clinically meaningful improvements" of their symptoms within six months of surgery.
A gene therapy called NLX-P101 dramatically reduces movement impairment in Parkinson's patients.
DETROIT, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A first-of-its-kind study of gene therapy in the treatment of Parkinson's disease determined that half of all patients who received the treatment had "clinically meaningful improvements" of their symptoms within six months of surgery. "The study demonstrates that the promise of gene therapy for neurodegenerative disorders has become a reality," says study lead author and co-principal investigator Peter LeWitt, M.D., director of movement disorders at...
FORT LEE, N.J., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurologix, Inc.
A new study sheds light--both literally and figuratively--on the intricate brain cell connections responsible for anxiety.
Movement disorders such as Parkinson's diseases and dystonia are caused by abnormal neural activity of the basal ganglia located deep in the brain.
Implanting electrodes into a pea-sized part of the brain can dramatically improve life for people with severe cervical dystonia â€“ a rare but extremely debilitating condition that causes painful, twisting neck muscle spasms.
Noninvasive, deep brain therapy could benefit patients worldwide CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new chapter in medical history opened days ago when noninvasive MR-guided focused ultrasound was used to successfully treat a patient with essential tremor (ET), a progressive neurological disorder that affects millions of people worldwide and causes involuntary shaking of the hands, head, face, eyelids, voice or other muscles.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
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