Advances in deep brain stimulation could lead to new treatments

Advances in deep brain stimulation could lead to new treatments
A new article suggests that recent advances in deep brain stimulation (DBS) for Parkinson disease could lead to treatments for conditions such as obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), Gilles de la Tourette syndrome and depression. The authors of the article argue that bi-directional electrodes which can both stimulate and record from deep brain structures -- known as closed-loop DBS -- could have ... read more
Source: Science DailyPublished on 2019-04-08