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New Look at Brain Stimulation for Parkinson's
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Andie_WebMD_Staff posted:
Study Shows Good Results When Either of 2 Areas of Brain Are Targeted

A comparison of two types of deep brain stimulation shows they are equally effective in improving motor function in Parkinson's disease patients.Deep brain stimulation involves surgically implanting a device that sends electrical impulses to certain sections of the brain. These electrical impulses stimulate parts of the brain that contribute to Parkinson's disease....


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