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A study examinated failures from deep brain stimulation ( DBS ) surgery for movement disorders. Since the Food and Drug Administration ( FDA ) approved deep brain stimulation for the treatment of P ...


Three times more prevalent than Parkinson's disease, essential tremor involves uncontrollable shaking of the hands, arms, head or voice. The largely hereditary neurological condition can begin in ear ...


A research suggests that testing a portion of a person’s saliva gland may be a way to diagnose Parkinson's disease. The study was presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 65th Annual Meeting.T ...


Deep brain stimulation may have a beneficial effect on driving ability for people with Parkinson’s disease, according to a new study published in the Neurology, the medical journal of the American Aca ...


Stereotactic lesions have been occasionally performed in Huntington’s chorea since the dawn of functional stereotactic surgery, however, with modest results. Despite the success of deep brain stimul ...


Deep brain stimulation ( DBS ) is the surgical procedure of choice for patients with advanced Parkinson disease. The globus pallidus internus ( GPi ) and the subthalamic nucleus ( STN ) are commonly t ...


Parkinson's disease psychosis, which includes hallucinations and delusions, is frequent and debilitating in people with Parkinson's disease. Researchers have assessed safety and efficacy of Pimavans ...


Deep brain stimulation ( DBS ) has become a well-recognized nonpharmacologic treatment that improves motor symptoms of patients with early and advanced Parkinson’s disease. Evidence now indicates th ...


The baseline severity of cervical dystonia is shown in short segments, along with outcomes after 6 months of pallidal neurostimulation in three study participants. Cervical dystonia is managed mainly ...


Levodopa is the mainstay of Parkinson's disease ( PD ) treatment, but is often eventually associated with disabling motor complications in patients with advanced disease. The inability of perorally ...