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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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Human Spinal Cord

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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Brain

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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Brain Tumor Surgery

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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Neurological Surgeon

Parkinson’s is a progressive, neurodegenerative disease generally caused when a small group of brain cells that control movements die. This disease is most commonly observed in 1% of the people over the age of 60. It is caused by the...

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Human Hand

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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