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Pain in Bones & Joints

RLS symptoms are improving, and improvement is sustained up to two years despite significant decrease of dopaminergic treatment after deep brain stimulation surgery for Parkinson’s disease -Dr Olga Klepitskaya People with restless legs syndrome have uncomfortable sensations in their legs (and sometimes arms or...

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Parkinsons Disease

Parkinson’s disease is caused by the gradual degeneration of nerve cells in the midbrain portion that controls movement. It is very difficult to make an early diagnosis of this disease because they symptoms are not very conspicuous. The most common...

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Human Brain

Even though OCD cannot be completely cured, bringing the symptoms of OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) under control is important so that they do not rule your daily life. This could even mean a life time treatment for some people. There...

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Stages Of Biopsy

Stereotactic biopsy is a procedure that enables a neurosurgeon to extract a small piece of tissue with a thin needle and use it for diagnosis by testing it under a microscope. It is very useful for diagnosing brain lesions. Whenever...

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Human Spinal Cord

Spinal cord surgery is known to account for almost 50% of the neurological surgeries. There are a number of disorders that can be treated with this surgery. Some of them include cervical, thoracic and lumbar disc diseases, spinal tumors, fractures and...

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Exercise

While early diagnosis and appropriate treatment are key to taking charge of Parkinson’s disease (PD) and continuing to stay active. It’s also important to remember that you can also help manage your Parkinson’s disease with non-medicinal therapies and lifestyle changes. Managing all the aspects of...

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Fluency Device

New hope for people living with Parkinson’s disease. One of the symptoms is difficulty talking; now there’s a device that’s helping them communicate and feel less isolated. Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurological disorder with a variety of symptoms causing...

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Parkinson’s Disease

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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Treating Depression Patient

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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lesions of limbic or paralimbic territories or interruptions of their connections with deeper brain structures.

Obsessive compulsive disorder is a potentially disabling illness that traps you in endless cycles of repetitive thoughts and actions. These thoughts emerge from recurring fears that they cannot control. These thoughts produce anxiety which compels them to perform certain actions....

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Happy Patient

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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Human Brain

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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Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery

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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Thalamotomy Disease Complication

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 Surgery

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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