The subthalamic nucleus in the brain communicates with the motor system to help the body stop an action, researchers confirm.
Abnormal activity involving the globus pallidus may be responsible for movement dysfunction in Parkinson's disease, a new study reports.
A new computer model shows the beneficial effects of deep brain stimulation arise from how it interrupts the cycle promoting runway beta in a circuit loop between the subthalamic nucleus and striatum.
According to researchers, deep brain stimulation reduces the desire to use heroin and rat models of addiction.
Researchers report the adverse cognitive effects associated with DBS in Parkinson's patients are linked to a different neural pathway than the one responsible for the motor effects generated by the treatment.
A new study reveals deep brain stimulation helps reduce excessive synchronization of brain activity in the motor cortex of Parkinson's patients.
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.
A new study reports the brain system involved in interrupting body movements also can put the breaks on our stream of thought.