News tagged with electrical stimulation
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Neurological disorders can have a devastating impact on the lives of sufferers and their families.
Neuroscience May 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is the most effective acute treatment for severe major depression. However, even with newer forms of ECT, there remains a significant risk of adverse cognitive effects, particularly memory ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Two professors believe they may have a promising lead from which to develop a new treatment for obesity and diabetes.
Overweight and Obesity Apr 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Slow oscillations in brain activity, which occur during so-called slow-wave sleep, are critical for retaining memories. Researchers reporting online April 11 in the Cell Press journal Neuron have found that p ...
Neuroscience Apr 11, 2013 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers have found that missteps in a basic cellular process, RNA splicing, is the culprit behind a class of rare neurological disorders manifested by intellectual disability and stunted development.
Genetics Mar 29, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Researchers are testing whether applying electrical stimulation directly to the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease might improve thinking, focus and alertness.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Mar 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
Wearing a nerve stimulator for 20 minutes a day may be a new option for migraine sufferers, according to new research published in the February 6, 2013, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academ ...
Neuroscience Feb 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 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 |
Incontinence is typically a condition associated with adults; however, many children also struggle with incontinence – bladder, bowel or both. In order to help these children, doctors at Nationwide Children's Hospital have ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
With the rapidly expanding use of brain and spinal cord stimulation therapy (neuromodulation), new "remote presence" technologies may help to meet the demand for experts to perform stimulator programming, reports a study ...
Surgery Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0