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Dystonia is a neurological movement disorder, in which sustained muscle contractions cause twisting and repetitive movements or abnormal postures.
Study suggests therapeutic solutions for pantothenate kinase-associated neurodegeneration

Study suggests therapeutic solutions for pantothenate kinase-associated neurodegeneration

Researchers use brain connectome to reassess neuroimaging findings of Alzheimer's disease

Researchers use brain connectome to reassess neuroimaging findings of Alzheimer's disease

Russian scientists create hardware-information system for brain disorders treatment

Russian scientists create hardware-information system for brain disorders treatment

Study reveals safety, efficacy of brexpiprazole for schizophrenia patients with severe psychotic symptoms

Study reveals safety, efficacy of brexpiprazole for schizophrenia patients with severe psychotic symptoms

Neuroscientists use brain lesion network mapping to identify anatomical origins of free will

Neuroscientists use brain lesion network mapping to identify anatomical origins of free will

Salk researchers clarify relationship of two neuron types to psychiatric and movement disorders

Salk researchers clarify relationship of two neuron types to psychiatric and movement disorders

Lightning may pose potential danger to patients receiving deep brain stimulation

Lightning may pose potential danger to patients receiving deep brain stimulation

Gladstone scientists uncover how fast-spiking interneurons improve procedural learning

Gladstone scientists uncover how fast-spiking interneurons improve procedural learning

The London Clinic exhibits innovative technology to treat Parkinson’s disease at Arab Health

The London Clinic exhibits innovative technology to treat Parkinson’s disease at Arab Health

Brain activity patterns linked to clinical outcomes achieved through DBS in dystonia patients

Brain activity patterns linked to clinical outcomes achieved through DBS in dystonia patients

Study investigates how brain lesions can contribute to criminal behavior

Study investigates how brain lesions can contribute to criminal behavior

OHSU study shows better clinical outcomes for deep brain stimulation while patients are asleep

OHSU study shows better clinical outcomes for deep brain stimulation while patients are asleep

Sunovion announces results from Phase 3 clinical study of new drug in children, adolescents with bipolar depression

Sunovion announces results from Phase 3 clinical study of new drug in children, adolescents with bipolar depression

Bionic vision restoration: could future technologies restore sight?

Bionic vision restoration: could future technologies restore sight?

Scientists use magnetic nanoparticles to trigger activity deep inside the brain

Scientists use magnetic nanoparticles to trigger activity deep inside the brain

Botulinum neurotoxin type X holds potential to open up new field of toxin therapeutics

Botulinum neurotoxin type X holds potential to open up new field of toxin therapeutics

Insomnia drug appears to have opposite effect for patients with neurologic conditions

Insomnia drug appears to have opposite effect for patients with neurologic conditions

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals launches first of its kind laryngeal dystonia clinic in Yorkshire

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals launches first of its kind laryngeal dystonia clinic in Yorkshire

Opportunities and risks of direct-to-consumer genetic health risk tests

Opportunities and risks of direct-to-consumer genetic health risk tests

Researchers identify genetic cause of rare neurological movement disorder

Researchers identify genetic cause of rare neurological movement disorder