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2013-02-13 14:50:20

Two patients freed from severe to disabling effects of dystonia through deep brain stimulation therapy continued to have symptom relief for months after their devices accidentally were fully or partly turned off, according to a report published online Feb. 11 in the journal Movement Disorders. "Current thought is that symptoms will worsen within hours or days of device shut-off, but these two young men continued to have clinical benefit despite interruption of DBS therapy for several...

2013-01-28 23:01:06

[193 Pages Report] Neuromodulation devices market report categorizes the global market of Spinal Cord Stimulation, Vagus Nerve Stimulation, Deep Brain Stimulation, Sacral Nerve Stimulation & Trans-cranial Magnetic Stimulation by procedure, technology, and application. (PRWEB) January 28, 2013 The “Neuromodulation Market — [Spinal Cord Stimulation, Vagus Nerve Stimulation, Gastric Electrical Stimulation, Deep Brain Stimulation, Sacral Nerve Stimulation & Trans-cranial...

2012-07-16 11:04:08

Novel system will help treat diseases like Parkinson's, Tourette's and depression Mayo Clinic researchers have found a novel way to monitor real-time chemical changes in the brains of patients undergoing deep brain stimulation (DBS). The groundbreaking insight will help physicians more effectively use DBS to treat brain disorders such as Parkinson's disease, depression and Tourette syndrome. The findings are published in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Journalists: For multimedia...

2012-07-16 06:29:33

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Parkinson's, Tourette Syndrome and Depression.  They are a debilitating disease and they also share something else in common, a surplus or deficiency of neurochemicals in the brain. Now, researchers have found a novel way to monitor real-time chemical changes in the brains of patients undergoing deep brain stimulation. The research conducted by the Mayo Clinic will help physicians more effectively use DBS to treat brain disorders. "We can learn what...

2012-06-25 21:04:21

Deep brain stimulation reduces binge eating in mice, suggesting that this surgery, which is approved for treatment of certain neurologic and psychiatric disorders, may also be an effective therapy for obesity. Presentation of the results will take place Sunday at The Endocrine Society's 94th Annual Meeting in Houston. "Doing brain surgery for obesity treatment is a controversial idea," said the study's presenting author, Casey Halpern, MD, a fifth-year neurosurgery resident physician at...


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