Amputees are able to regain sense of touch and 'feel' with their prosthetic hands, thanks to new technological advances.
Stimulating the thalamus and other areas of the brain stem connected with wakefulness can help bring rats back to consciousness after a seizure, new research reports.
UCSD neurosurgeons are the first in Southern California to use real time 3D MRI guidance to implant a DBS device into a Parkinson's patient.
Researchers develop a new technique to stimulate brain tissue by injecting magnetic nanoparticles and using external magnetic fields.
Carbon nanotube fibers appear to be superior to metal electrodes for DBS, a new study reports.
A new study reveals deep brain stimulation helps reduce excessive synchronization of brain activity in the motor cortex of Parkinson's patients.
A new study reports how well people with depression respond to placebos may determine how well they will respond to antidepressant medications.
Researchers measure dopamine release during surgery in Parkinson's patients and identify how rapid dopamine release encodes information critical to learning and decision making.
Closed loop stimulation technique offers a significant step forward in developing new methods to treat Parkinson's disease.
A pioneering study is underway to test the effectiveness of deep brain stimulation in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease.
Researchers use a wireless electrical device to stimulate deep brain areas and provide relief for chronic pain.