Tag Archives: Parkinson’s Disease

"Parkinson’s and depression can go hand in hand"

From: Herbert Stein [mailto:fabrik@bellsouth.net] Sent: Thursday, August 14, 2014 7:30 PMTo: Madam Secretary Sylvia Matthews Burwell, United States Secretary of Health and Human ServicesSubject: “Parkinson’s and depression can go hand in hand” Dear Madam Secretary Burwell, Early on in a … 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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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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Parkinson’s DiseaseUK is First in U.S. to Conduct Trial of Promising New Treatment Strategy for

Parkinson’s DiseaseUK is First in U.S. to Conduct Trial of Promising New Treatment Strategy for By Mallory Powell Nov 17, 2013 LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 18, 2013) – A clinical trial being conducted at the University of Kentucky is investigating a … Continue reading

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Scientist Interview: Implanted Electrodes Reboot Brain out of Intractable Depression

  Scientist Interview: Implanted Electrodes Reboot Brain out of Intractable Depression By Gary Stix | October 3, 2013 An image that surgeons use to prepare for implanting a deep brain stimulator (enlarged here) in the medial forebrain bundle, nerve fibers … Continue reading

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