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Are you suffering from Parkinson disease? Are you considering Deep Brain Stimulation surgery? Do you want to know everything about the treatment in detail so that you can make the right decision? If you have answered ‘yes’ to all those three...

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Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects movement and muscle control. The progressive loss of muscle control causes hindrance in the daily activities of patients. The limbs and head start trembling while at rest too. It also leads to...

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Recently a new movie got released in India by the name of “Guzaarish”. In this the lead actor is paralyzed down the waist (paraplegic). The movie is believed to be a remake of the 2006 Hollywood film ‘The Prestige’, which...

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Mr. David Motsonelidze, 51 years old, resident of Georgia has been suffering from Parkinson ’s disease since he attained age 42. Mr. David had been on regular medication on consultation with neurologist in his country. His symptoms that were minimal...

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First successful case of OCD surgery as per the core group guidelines – Anterior Capsulotomy For Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Mr. S V, M 62 yrs. Diagnosis: Intractable Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Surgery: Bilateral Anterior Capsulotomy Date of Surgery: 03.08.10  Date of...

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Neurological surgery is an alternative term for neurosurgery. One of the subspecialty of neurosurgery is a functional neurosurgery. The common diseases that come under the scope of this subspecialty are Epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, uncontrolled tremor, dystonia, spasticity, psychiatric disorders like...

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This is an Interesting Article which, we have come cross is published by Rush University. The popular spice cinnamon can slow down the progression of Parkinson’s disease, a study shows.  The discovery can herald a remarkable advance in the treatment...

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Abnormal impulses from the brain can be regulated by implanting electrodes within certain areas of the brain. Another concept is to use electrodes to alter or affect other cells in the brain or have certain impact on chemicals. These electrical...

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Thalamus is group of cells located in the centre of the brain. In thalamotomy, a small part of this is coagulated by surgery. This is generally done to treat tremors. Tremors can be of any origin, a Parkinson’s disease tremor,...

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Trigeminal Neuralgia is a very rare neurological disease that causes brief stabbing recurrent feeling on the facial muscles due to the pain in one or more branches of the trigeminal nerve. This condition could be fatal. The main reason that...

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For patients who have tried all possible treatment for pain relief caused due to chronic pain in their back or limbs without any success, Spinal Cord Stimulation could be the best possible option. It is however observed that this treatment...

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Physical examination can always detect the lumps that develop in breasts. To confirm this detection, imaging technologies such as mammography and other imaging studies are used. However, with imaging, you cannot accurately diagnose whether the lump is benign or cancerous....

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What is NEURONAVIGATION ? Neuronavigation is the set of computer-assisted technologies used by neurosurgeons to guide or “navigate” within the confines of the bony skull during surgery. What does it consist of? It basically consists of a computer which processes...

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A cancer drug tested on people with Parkinson’s disease has produced remarkable results, giving some patients a new lease of life. The drug, called nilotinib, has been used in the past to treat patients with a certain type of leukaemia....

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Depression is that dark shadow that keeps you from living the happy life you want. It mostly comes unannounced and you realize it after it starts affecting the quality of your daily life. The good news is that however severe...

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