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Dystonia is a neurological movement disorder, in which sustained muscle contractions cause twisting and repetitive movements or abnormal postures.
Brain stimulation with ultrasound may enhance cognitive function

Brain stimulation with ultrasound may enhance cognitive function

Medtronic DBS Therapy improves motor function in patients with advanced Parkinson's disease: Study

Medtronic DBS Therapy improves motor function in patients with advanced Parkinson's disease: Study

U-M researchers one step closer to discovering why certain diseases affect specific organs

U-M researchers one step closer to discovering why certain diseases affect specific organs

Research explains brain's susceptibility to dystonia

Research explains brain's susceptibility to dystonia

Deep-brain stimulation makes difference in the lives of people with Parkinson disease

Deep-brain stimulation makes difference in the lives of people with Parkinson disease

PCA-Rx represents next generation of chelation technology for ASD patients

PCA-Rx represents next generation of chelation technology for ASD patients

Ipsen's first-quarter 2010 drug sales up 6.2%

Ipsen's first-quarter 2010 drug sales up 6.2%

Basal ganglia and cerebellum linked together to form integrated functional network: Researchers

Basal ganglia and cerebellum linked together to form integrated functional network: Researchers

Higher levels of CRP associated with brain changes: Study

Higher levels of CRP associated with brain changes: Study

Rexahn Pharmaceuticals forms Parkinson’s Disease SAB to develop strategy for Serdaxin

Rexahn Pharmaceuticals forms Parkinson’s Disease SAB to develop strategy for Serdaxin

Study results of Medtronic DBS Therapy for epilepsy published in Epilepsia

Study results of Medtronic DBS Therapy for epilepsy published in Epilepsia

FDA Neurological Devices Panel recommends approval of DBS Therapy for epilepsy

FDA Neurological Devices Panel recommends approval of DBS Therapy for epilepsy

Ampicillin activates torsinA, improves cell function to reduce movement disorders

Ampicillin activates torsinA, improves cell function to reduce movement disorders

NeuroSearch's MermaiHD study supports potential Huntington's disease modifying properties of Huntexil

NeuroSearch's MermaiHD study supports potential Huntington's disease modifying properties of Huntexil

FDA approves BOTOX for treatment of increased muscle stiffness in adults with upper limb spasticity

FDA approves BOTOX for treatment of increased muscle stiffness in adults with upper limb spasticity

Presentation of results from open-label extension study of Xenazine

Presentation of results from open-label extension study of Xenazine

MIT Technology Review recognizes Medtronic for taking leadership in developing DBS Therapy

MIT Technology Review recognizes Medtronic for taking leadership in developing DBS Therapy

Allergan celebrates 20th anniversary of BOTOX in Canada

Allergan celebrates 20th anniversary of BOTOX in Canada

Focal dystonia precipitated by odor exposure: First case reported

Focal dystonia precipitated by odor exposure: First case reported

New revolutionary treatment for patients suffering from movement disorders

New revolutionary treatment for patients suffering from movement disorders