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2013-03-07 23:53:17

In a world first, a team of researchers at the Krembil Neuroscience Centre and the University Health Network have shown that Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) in patients with chronic, severe and treatment-resistant Anorexia Nervosa (anorexia) helps some patients achieve and maintain improvements in body weight, mood, and anxiety.

2013-02-18 10:41:58

Some 90,000 patients per year are treated for Parkinson's disease, a number that is expected to rise by 25 percent annually.

2013-02-13 17:42:01

For many patients with difficult-to-treat neuropathic pain, deep brain stimulation (DBS) can lead to long-term improvement in pain scores and other outcomes.

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.

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 &


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  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.