Zolpidem, a medication commonly prescribed for insomnia, appear to be effective in helping to restore a conscious state in some patients who were in comas or vegetative state.
Researchers have successfully recorded neural activity in the human striatum.
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.
A long-term study suggests deep brain stimulation has good success rates and lasting benefits for patients with hereditary dystonia.
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.