Tag: DBS

Abbott partners with NIH on BRAIN initiative to advance research for...

Abbott have announced that it has partnered with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) on the BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) initiative...

Medtronic’s deep brain stimulation for medically-refractory epilepsy launches in the USA

Medtronic has announced both the US launch of deep brain stimulation (DBS) for medically-refractory epilepsy and the first commercially implanted patient at Emory University...

Abbott expands its directional deep brain stimulation therapy by offering new...

Parkinson's disease and essential tremor patients can now benefit from upgraded functionality with Abbott's Infinity DBS system. Abbott has announced US Food and Drug...

DBS treatment may slow the progression of parkinson’s tremor in early-stage...

A study at Vanderbilt University Medical Centre, Nashville, USA has provided the first evidence of a treatment that slows the progression of one of...

Deep brain stimulation associated with a decreased risk of fall in...

Chronic subthalamic deep brain stimulation (DBS) is associated with a decreased risk for recurrent falls and delays the onset of psychosis in patients with...

Deep brain stimulation showing promise for patients with mild Alzheimer’s disease...

An age group analysis of data from the ADvance trial has shown that participants over the age of 65 continue to derive the most...

New clinician programmer for deep brain stimulation therapy

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently approved Medtronic’s state-of-the art Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Clinician Programmer and Activa Programming Application, which...

Positive late-breaking data from the INTREPID study announced

The one-year data from the INTREPID study, the first and only prospective, double-blind, randomised, sham-controlled, multi-centre study of deep brain stimulation (DBS) for advanced,...
Researchers at Ohio State University, USA, say deep brain stimulation from a device similar to a cardiac pacemaker can slow the decline of problem-solving and decision-making skills in Alzheimer’s patients.

Deep brain stimulation shows promise as treatment for Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers at Ohio State University, USA, say deep brain stimulation from a device similar to a cardiac pacemaker can slow the decline of problem-solving and...