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2013-12-19 23:04:23

Transparency Market Research Report has published "Neuromodulation Devices Market - Global Industry Size, Market Share, Trends, Analysis, And Forecast 2012 - 2018" to its database. Browse full report with TOC: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/global-neuromodulation-devices-market.html Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Neuromodulation Devices Market - Global Industry Analysis,...

2013-12-19 10:39:56

Deep brain stimulation may have a beneficial effect on driving ability for people with Parkinson's disease, according to a new study published in the December 18, 2013, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Deep brain stimulation uses a surgical implant similar to a pacemaker to send electrical impulses to the brain. "Up until now, we weren't sure how deep brain stimulation would affect driving," said study author Carsten Buhmann, MD, of...

2013-12-12 12:27:39

The Parkinson Alliance reports findings pertaining to falls in Parkinson's on DBS4PD.org KINGSTON, N.J., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New findings from The Parkinson Alliance (PA) show that falls are highly prevalent in Parkinson's disease (PD) and may be adversely impacted by deep brain stimulation (DBS) therapy. Given that falls are a substantial problem for people with PD with health, social and psychological implications, PA conducted a survey related to falls for...

2013-12-12 11:11:17

A mechanism in the brain which controls tics in children with Tourette Syndrome (TS) has been discovered by scientists at The University of Nottingham. The study, which has been published in the British Psychological Society’s Journal of Neuropsychology, could herald new non-drug therapies to help young people with TS overcome the repetitive physical movements and vocal sounds which characterise their condition. The work was funded with a £150,000 grant from the James Tudor...

2013-12-12 08:30:59

-- Brainsway Pioneers Novel Treatment for Broad Range of Brain Disorders NEW YORK, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cameron Associates, Inc., a provider of investor relations services to public companies since 1976, today announced that it has initiated coverage of Brainsway Ltd. (TASE: BRIN), a medical technology company that leverages long-accepted transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) technology to pioneer a novel, non-invasive, cost effective and reimbursable therapy in an outpatient...

2013-12-11 23:25:07

OrthoCo treats its customers to free shipping for case quantities of OrthoTrode TENS Electrodes, proving the company’s commitment to their customers. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 OrthoCo, one of the industry's leading medical equipment suppliers, has continuously pioneered in providing healthcare professionals and patients with clinical office supplies and equipment that are crucial toward patient recovery times. OrthoCo's president and CEO, Anthony Engel,...

2013-12-11 08:29:55

John Reppas, MD, PhD, Joins Neurological Devices Panel of FDA's Medical Devices Advisory Committee SAN FRANCISCO and WASHINGTON, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Food and Drug Administration's Center for Devices and Radiological Health has selected John Reppas, MD, PhD, and Director of Public Policy at the Neurotechnology Industry Organization, to serve as industry representative on the Neurological Devices Panel of FDA's Medical Devices Advisory Committee. The FDA has...

2013-12-08 12:21:25

Investigators present results at the American Epilepsy Society (AES) meeting in Washington, DC HOUSTON, Dec. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cyberonics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CYBX) announced today that results from the E-36 clinical study of the AspireSR generator were presented at the annual AES Meeting, taking place December 6-10 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. Paul Boon, M.D., Ph.D., Senior Full Professor of Neurology and Director of Ghent Institute for...

2013-12-03 23:20:24

Transparency Market Research published a new "Neuromodulation Devices Market - Global Industry Size, Market Share, Trends, Analysis, And Forecast 2012 - 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse the report with request TOC, visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/global-neuromodulation-devices-market.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Neuromodulation Devices...

2013-12-03 12:26:44

VALLEY VIEW, Ohio, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Great Lakes NeuroTechnologies announced today they have received allowance of claims from the U.S. Patent Office for an application covering their system and method of continuous monitoring of motor symptoms associated with movement disorders such as Parkinson's disease. The claims cover a system and method including a continuously worn sensor to detect movement, trained algorithms for distinguishing voluntary movement from involuntary...


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Electrooculography
2012-12-31 11:47:45

Electrooculography, sometimes shortened to EOG, is the tracing of electricity used for operation of the retina in different phases, specifically the resting potential. The results are recorded on an electrooculogram. These are interpreted for opthalmological diagnosis and in recording eye movements. Eye movement measurements: Usually, pairs of electrodes are placed either above and below the eye or to the left and right of the eye. If the eye is moved from the center position towards one...

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