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Dystonia is a neurological movement disorder, in which sustained muscle contractions cause twisting and repetitive movements or abnormal postures.
Electrode devices emerge as potential stimulation treatments for depression

Electrode devices emerge as potential stimulation treatments for depression

Neurosurgical journals influence neurosurgeons and their patients

Neurosurgical journals influence neurosurgeons and their patients

Neurocrine to advance its NBI-98854 VMAT2 Inhibitor into a multiple repeated dose Phase 1 study

Neurocrine to advance its NBI-98854 VMAT2 Inhibitor into a multiple repeated dose Phase 1 study

Multidisciplinary pediatric neurosurgery program launched

Multidisciplinary pediatric neurosurgery program launched

FDA approves sNDA for pediatric autism drug ABILIFY

FDA approves sNDA for pediatric autism drug ABILIFY

Xeomin receives approval for post-stroke spasticity of upper limb in European countries

Xeomin receives approval for post-stroke spasticity of upper limb in European countries

Brain disorder that causes early dementia is highly hereditary: Study

Brain disorder that causes early dementia is highly hereditary: Study

Dysport drug for treatment of cervical dystonia launched in the United States

Dysport drug for treatment of cervical dystonia launched in the United States

Deep brain stimulation: New treatment option for people with severe Tourette syndrome

Deep brain stimulation: New treatment option for people with severe Tourette syndrome

Guidelines for treating amyotrophic lateral sclerosis identified

Guidelines for treating amyotrophic lateral sclerosis identified

Research to explore diagnosis and treatment of rare diseases

Research to explore diagnosis and treatment of rare diseases

Merz publishes Phase III study results assessing the impact of NT 201 on muscle tone

Merz publishes Phase III study results assessing the impact of NT 201 on muscle tone

Allergan files declaratory relief action to allow it to share relavant information on BOTOX

Allergan files declaratory relief action to allow it to share relavant information on BOTOX

Transient ischemic attack can trigger stroke

Transient ischemic attack can trigger stroke

Children with microcephaly should be screened for neurologic and cognitive problems, says guideline

Children with microcephaly should be screened for neurologic and cognitive problems, says guideline

Cognitive abilities decline more for people with Alzheimer's disease due to infections

Cognitive abilities decline more for people with Alzheimer's disease due to infections

VAERS calls for reporting of GBS cases following 2009 H1N1 flu vaccination

VAERS calls for reporting of GBS cases following 2009 H1N1 flu vaccination

Ipsen Group announces first-half 2009 financial results

Ipsen Group announces first-half 2009 financial results

Positive results obtained from phase 3 clinical trial of lurasidone for treating schizophrenia

Positive results obtained from phase 3 clinical trial of lurasidone for treating schizophrenia

People with high diastolic blood pressure more likely to have cognitive impairment

People with high diastolic blood pressure more likely to have cognitive impairment