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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...

Researchers Experimenting With Electronic Brain Stimulation Techniques
2012-06-04 03:39:02

Despite the fact that it has been vilified by some in the past, scientists are experimenting with various types of electrical brain stimulation, hoping that some day it will not only be able to treat a wide array of disorders but also enhance a person's cognitive abilities. In a June 2 article, Kerri Smith of the Observer focuses on several different varieties of such treatments, including transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS), and deep...


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