Category Archives: DBS (Deep Brain Stimulation)

Adverse Effects: The Perils of Deep Brain Stimulation for Depression

Adverse Effects: The Perils of Deep Brain Stimulation for Depression   Hundreds of people have been given remote control deep brain stimulation implants for psychiatric disorders such as depression, OCD and Tourette’s. Yet DBS specialists still have no clue about … Continue reading

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Evidence supports deep brain stimulation for obsessive-compulsive disorder

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 22-Sep-2014 [ Print | E-mail ] Share [ Close Window ] Contact: Connie HughesConnie.Hughes@wolterskluwer.com646-674-6348Wolters Kluwer Health@WKHealth Evidence supports deep brain stimulation for obsessive-compulsive disorder Bilateral stimulation is effective for OCD that doesn’t respond to medications, says new … Continue reading

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Rice researcher rebooting ‘deep brain stimulation’

Home Neuroscience May 27, 2014 Rice researcher rebooting ‘deep brain stimulation’ Enlarge Caleb Kemere. Credit: Jeff Fitlow/Rice University Deep brain stimulators, devices that zap Parkinson’s disease tremors by sending electrical current deep into nerve centers near the brain stem, may … Continue reading

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Precise brain mapping can improve response to deep brain stimulation in depression

Precise brain mapping can improve response to deep brain stimulation in depression Posted By News On April 28, 2014 – 7:00pm Experimental studies have shown that deep brain stimulation (DBS) within the subcallosal cingulate (SCC) white matter of the brain … Continue reading

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Electrode placement affects subthalamic nucleus stimulation outcomes

Electrode placement affects subthalamic nucleus stimulation outcomes Published on April 4, 2014 at 5:15 PM · No Comments By Eleanor McDermid, Senior medwireNews Reporter Researchers have identified factors associated with motor, cognitive and mood outcomes after deep-brain stimulation (DBS) of … Continue reading

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Eavesdropping Deep within the Brain

  Eavesdropping Deep within the Brain Long-term recordings of neural activity may help researchers understand the roots of depression and OCD Mar 20, 2014 |By Helen Shen and Nature magazine A neural interface provides a way to communicate with the … Continue reading

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UTHealth Researchers Study Deep Brain Stimulation for Depression

    UTHealth Jair Soares, M.D., is leading a UTHealth study examining deep brain stimulation for treatment-resistant depression. UTHealth Researchers Study Deep Brain Stimulation for Depression First clinical trial in the country to target media forebrain bundle Released: 3/4/2014 2:40 … Continue reading

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