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deep brain stimulation

Ultrasound could ease hand tremors

MRI-guided ultrasound waves can heat and destroy tiny areas of brain tissue that trigger tremors.

Patient Story

‘Absolutely amazing’

Maxed out on Parkinson’s disease meds and reluctant to give up his active lifestyle, Steve Stampfler opted for deep brain stimulation to bring his tremors under control.

Patient Story

‘A pacemaker for the brain’

Deep brain stimulation eases symptoms for a man battling Parkinson's disease.

Patient Story

A steady hand

A longtime barber overcomes essential tremor thanks to a newer, simpler approach to deep brain stimulation.

Brain ‘pacemaker’ might help slow Alzheimer’s

More than 16 million Americans could have the disease by 2050.

Surgical relief for Parkinson’s

New approach lets patients “sleep” through a deep brain stimulation procedure.

Could a zap to the brain jog failing memory?

Deep brain stimulation appears to help, but much more research is needed.

New hope in brain trauma treatment

Deep brain stimulation could help patients overcome behavioral and emotional problems associated with serious injury.

Patient Story

Tremors no more: How Marguerite Tiff got her life back

Deep brain stimulation is the answer to 63-year-old's struggle.

Battling the enigma Parkinson’s

As surgery and medicine evolve to deliver precise treatments, doctors are mapping the brain and solving the mysteries of this 'last frontier.'

Deep brain stimulation may ease Parkinson’s pain

Severity of pain may be decreased for years, but new aches may develop for many.

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