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(Medical Xpress)—Despite the well known inaccuracies of polygraph lie detectors, they remain in widespread, if selective, use by the criminal justice system. While they are far from truth machines, if the ...
Neuroscience Mar 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 6 |
Cognitive impairments are disabling for individuals with schizophrenia, and no satisfactory treatments currently exist. These impairments affect a wide range of cognition, including memory, attention, verbal and motor skills, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Deep Brain Stimulation shows promise for patients with chronic, treatment resistant anorexia nervosa
In a world first, a team of researchers at the Krembil Neuroscience Centre and the University Health Network have shown that Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) in patients with chronic, severe and treatment-resistant Anorexia Nervosa ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A team of scientists and clinicians at UC San Francisco has discovered how to detect abnormal brain rhythms associated with Parkinson's by implanting electrodes within the brains of people with the disease.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Mar 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—If mild cranial electrical stimulation helps lessen fibromyalgia pain, as studies seem to suggest, does it do this by changing activity in certain brain regions?
Neuroscience Mar 04, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The tongue is an amazing organ. Thousands of nerve fibers in it help us eat, drink and swallow. Without them, we would not taste. The tongue helps us speak. Quietly, its surface defends our bodies from germs.
Medical research Mar 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers have electronically linked the brains of pairs of rats for the first time, enabling them to communicate directly to solve simple behavioral puzzles. A further test of this work successfully linked ...
Neuroscience Feb 28, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (36) | 10 |
(HealthDay)—Deep brain stimulation has helped people with severe obsessive-compulsive disorder, and new research begins to explain why.
Neuroscience Feb 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (8) | 2 |
A new therapy could help suppress tremors in people with Parkinson's disease, an Oxford University study suggests.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Feb 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Some 90,000 patients per year are treated for Parkinson's disease, a number that is expected to rise by 25 percent annually. Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS), which consists of electrically stimulating the central or peripheral ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Feb 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
People with Parkinson's disease who receive Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) therapy in the early stages of the condition will benefit from a significant increase in quality of life, a revolutionary study from ...
Neuroscience Feb 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
For many patients with difficult-to-treat neuropathic pain, deep brain stimulation (DBS) can lead to long-term improvement in pain scores and other outcomes, according to a study in the February issue of Neurosurgery.
Neuroscience Feb 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Two patients freed from severe to disabling effects of dystonia through deep brain stimulation therapy continued to have symptom relief for months after their devices accidentally were fully or partly turned off, according ...
Neuroscience Feb 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Treating major depression safely and affordably is a challenge. Now, Brazilian researchers have found that two techniques often used individually produce better results when used together.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 06, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at the University of Florida have performed deep brain stimulation on a patient with Alzheimer's disease as part of a clinical trial studying whether the treatment can slow progression of the ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |