Tag: DBS

Deep Brain Stimulation

A new approach to focused ultrasound (FUS) for Parkinson’s is in the news. FUS is a non-invasive procedure that carefully concentrates ultrasound wa...
Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Medtronic’s Percept deep brain stimulation (DBS) to treat Parkinson’s symptoms. Th...
In 2017, primary school principal Todd Murfitt learnt he had early-onset Parkinson’s disease. He was 35. Two years later his symptoms had progre...
New research published in Neurology by Daniel Waldvogel, MD, of the University of Zurich in Switzerland reports that nine people with Parkinson’s ...
In a recent edition of the Mosman Daily and North Shore Times the feature article reflects on the work of Dr Paul Silberstein and Dr Raymond Cook and ...
The most common surgical treatment for Parkinson’s disease is deep brain stimulation (DBS). Similar to available drug treatments, DBS does not slow ...
An international, multi-site clinical trial testing the safety and efficacy of focused ultrasound to treat dyskinesia in Parkinson’s disease (PD) ha...
Eight years ago, at 53, Dan Stark decided he needed to make a dramatic change. He was taking 2100 mg of Sinemet (levodopa/carbidopa) a day to try and ...
People with Parkinson’s disease who receive Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) therapy in the early stages of the condition will benefit from a significan...
A University of Queensland researcher has joined colleagues at Oxford University in entering the deepest part of the brain to achieve a breakthrough t...

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