Latest News

Precise brain mapping can improve response to deep brain stimulation in depression

Precisely defining white matter connections in the brain can help physicians choose optimal target sites for stimulation and significantly improve outcomes in deep brain stimulation for depression, a new study shows. Previous experimental studies have shown that deep brain stimulation (DBS) within the subcallosal cingulate (SCC) white matter of the brain is an effective treatment for many patients with treatment-resistant depression.
View full story

Name: Rharha
We just finished wihatcng the DBS Talk of the Day. our 3rd video, plus we've read other topics with nuch more to read later. I (David) am 71, married 50 years & have had PD around 4 years. My right hand is almost usless, both feet shake & are so weak I can barely walk, not to mention my voive/throat & my dizzyness. Yesterday 12/05/12, we went to our family doctor, Mark Graves, who insists I am a candidate for DBS, and emailed to us this (your) website. I believe your DBS is the answer to our prayers!! We will probably get in touch with you all after the holidays. We were so very impressed!!The FaulknersHenry David & Paulette SueEvansville, Indiana 47711

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Coping strategies therapy significantly improves dementia carers' mental health, quality of life

  • Mental health providers not well prepared to care for military veterans, study finds

  • Job authority increases depression symptoms in women, decreases them in men

  • A new test measures analytical thinking linked to depression, fueling the idea that depression may be a form of adaptation

  • Acculturative stress found to be root cause of high depression rates in Latino youth

  • Virtual reality helps people to comfort, accept themselves

  • Brain protein influences how the brain manages stress; suggests new model of depression

  • Depression, overwhelming guilt in preschool years linked to brain changes

  • Could Depression Actually Be a Form of Infectious Disease?

  • Changes in single gene's action can control addiction- and depression-related behaviors

  •