News tagged with deep brain stimulation

Consensus reached on use of Parkinson's treatment

Since the late 1990s, deep brain stimulation (DBS) has proven to be a lifeline for some patients suffering from Parkinson's disease, a cruel neurological disorder that can cause lack of control over movement, poor balance ...

Oct 13, 2010
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A pacemaker for your brain

By stimulating certain areas of the brain, scientists can alleviate the effects of disorders such as depression or Parkinson's disease. That's the good news. But because controlling that stimulation currently lacks precision, ...

Jun 28, 2010
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