Electrical stimulation using extradural electrodes—placed underneath the skull but not implanted in the brain, is a safe approach with meaningful benefits for patients with Parkinson's disease according to new research.
According to a new report, two patients with Dystonia were freed from the severe debilitating effects of the disease through deep brain stimulation therapy, continued to have symptom relief for months after their devices accidentally were fully or partly turned off.
Researchers observe weight gain and improved mental state in some patients with chronic anorexia nervosa as a result of deep brain stimulation.
Targeting the nucleus accumbens by using deep brain stimulation could modify specific eating behaviors linked to weight changes and obesity, a new study suggests.
Neurosurgeons have developed a new way to perform deep brain stimulation surgeries. The new technique allows for more accurate placement of the electrodes in the brain and is likely to be safer for patients.
A long-term study suggests deep brain stimulation has good success rates and lasting benefits for patients with hereditary dystonia.
A new study provides a glimpse into the current limitations and powerful implications of precision medicine.
Using VNS tone therapy is safe and has brought some significant improvement to some tinnitus sufferers, a new study reports.
A new study reports the lateral habenula, an area of the brain linked to depression, plays a crucial role in decision making.
A new study which used a video game where people navigate through a virtual town helps researchers to pinpoint how spatial information is incorporated into memory, and why remembering a specific experience can trigger memories of events which occurred in the same location.