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 reveals deep brain stimulation helps reduce excessive synchronization of brain activity in the motor cortex of Parkinson's patients.
A new study reports the brain system involved in interrupting body movements also can put the breaks on our stream of thought.
Researchers have discovered a neural circuit that processes evaluations and have identified its sources.
Manipulating newly identified pathways can reduce drug seeking behavior, a new study reports.
According to researchers, deep brain stimulation reduces the desire to use heroin and rat models of addiction.
Abnormal activity involving the globus pallidus may be responsible for movement dysfunction in Parkinson's disease, a new study reports.
Researchers report low frequency deep brain stimulation can help to improve cognitive function in people with Parkinson's disease.