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2012-01-17 06:20:59

Those suffering from Parkinson's disease have hope for improved quality of life according to results from St. Jude Medical, Inc. which showed that patients treated with deep brain stimulation (DBS) experienced better motor function.

2012-01-11 13:59:47

Researchers from the University of Florida and 14 additional medical centers reported results today in the online version of The Lancet Neurology journal indicating that deep brain stimulation — also known as DBS — is effective at improving motor symptoms and quality of life in patients with advanced Parkinson's disease.

2012-01-06 06:12:02

Bipolar spectrum disorder affects both men and women; and often signs of the disorder began to surface between the ages 15 – 25. Bipolar spectrum disorder, most times referred to as manic-depression, is characterized by bouts of mania or hypomania alternating between episodes of depression.

2012-01-02 23:10:39

A new study shows that deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a safe and effective intervention for treatment-resistant depression in patients with either unipolar major depressive disorder (MDD) or bipolar ll disorder (BP).

2011-10-31 10:38:24

What drives addicts to repeatedly choose drugs, alcohol, cigarettes, overeating, gambling or kleptomania, despite the risks involved?

2011-10-20 09:34:14

The American Academy of Neurology is releasing an updated guideline on how to best treat essential tremor, which is the most common type of tremor disorder and is often confused with other movement disorders such as Parkinson's disease.

2011-10-20 08:09:52

An estimated 10 million people in the United States live with essential tremor. The most common type of tremor disorder, it is often confused with other movement disorders such as Parkinson's disease.


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