Category Archives: Deep Brain Stimulation

Deep Brain Stimulation for Alzheimer’s Disease

Investigators from Brown University and two Rhode Island hospitals are participating a clinical trial investigating the use of deep brain stimulation (DBS) as a treatment for patients with Alzheimer’s disease. DBS is currently FDA approved to treat Parkinson’s disease, Tourette’s … Continue reading

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Deep Brain Stimulation Improves Unipolar And Bipolar Depression

A study in the Archives of General Psychiatry shows that deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a safe and effective intervention for treatment-resistant depression (TRD) in patients with either unipolar major depressive disorder (MDD) or bipolar ll disorder (BP). Men and … Continue reading

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