Medical research

Why strength depends on more than muscle

A recent study from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has given new meaning to the concept of brain power by suggesting that physical strength might stem as much from exercising the nervous system as the muscles it controls.


Stroke patients take the lead in their rehabilitation

Every year, 17 million people worldwide suffer strokes, and a third are left paralyzed on one side of their body. But current rehabilitation solutions are not always effective in improving mobility declines after the first ...


Evolving deep brain stimulation patterns

Duke University biomedical engineers have used computers to "evolve" more effective patterns of electric shocks delivered deep within the brain to treat Parkinson's disease symptoms.

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Emotions in Parkinson's disease

Is it the disease itself or the treatment that impairs the perception of emotions?

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