Tag: DBS therapy

Deep brain stimulation may fulfil “desperate need” for effective Alzheimer’s therapy

A team including researchers from the USA, Germany and Canada has found that stimulating a specific network in the brain of Alzheimer’s disease patients...

Proof-of-concept study indicates utility of evoked-interference DBS in Parkinson’s disease

Closed-loop evoked-interference deep brain stimulation (DBS) has been shown to be potentially utilisable in characterising the role of oscillatory dynamics in Parkinson’s disease and...

Systematic review finds “strong evidence base” supporting deep brain stimulation for...

Deep brain stimulation (DBS) can halve the symptoms of severe obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), according to the findings of a pooled data analysis of available...

Aleva Neurotherapeutics gains European MRI approval for deep brain stimulation system

Aleva Neurotherapeutics has announced CE-mark approval of its magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) labelling for the directSTIM deep brain stimulation (DBS) system, allowing the technology...
paediatric deep brain stimulation

Patient assent and lack of evidence among key ethical concerns identified...

A study intended to gain insight into prevailing ethical issues surrounding the use of deep brain stimulation (DBS) in adolescents with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)...