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Dystonia is a neurological movement disorder, in which sustained muscle contractions cause twisting and repetitive movements or abnormal postures.
Study reveals that increased neurostimulation market offers growth for device industries

Study reveals that increased neurostimulation market offers growth for device industries

Ministrokes predict memory problems, strokes predict non-memory problems

Ministrokes predict memory problems, strokes predict non-memory problems

New discovery about dystonia

New discovery about dystonia

Deep brain stimulation effective for patients with primary generalized dystonia

Deep brain stimulation effective for patients with primary generalized dystonia

FDA issues complete response letter to Ipsen for Dysport BLA

FDA issues complete response letter to Ipsen for Dysport BLA

Cause found for abnormal muscle constrictions in dystonia

Cause found for abnormal muscle constrictions in dystonia

Pulsed ultrasound used to remote control brain circuits

Pulsed ultrasound used to remote control brain circuits

Dopamine and Parkinson's

Dopamine and Parkinson's

New guideline for the treatment of vertigo

New guideline for the treatment of vertigo

New guidelines say botulinum toxin effective for many neurological disorders, but not headache

New guidelines say botulinum toxin effective for many neurological disorders, but not headache

Botulinum toxin is safe and effective for treating cervical dystonia

Botulinum toxin is safe and effective for treating cervical dystonia

Deep brain stimulation may help people with treatment resistant major depression

Deep brain stimulation may help people with treatment resistant major depression

Marijuana causes emotional and memory problems in multiple sclerosis patients

Marijuana causes emotional and memory problems in multiple sclerosis patients

Researchers identify five genes with possible protective capabilities against a Parkinson's disease trait

Researchers identify five genes with possible protective capabilities against a Parkinson's disease trait

Help for musician's dystonia

Help for musician's dystonia

Genetic testing for severe type of migraine may help identify new treatment options

Genetic testing for severe type of migraine may help identify new treatment options

Lower frequency deep brain stimulation effective treatment for dystonia

Lower frequency deep brain stimulation effective treatment for dystonia

Scientists study folding of the brain's cortex

Scientists study folding of the brain's cortex

People with writer's cramp have less grey matter in three areas of the brain

People with writer's cramp have less grey matter in three areas of the brain

Men and women with multiple sclerosis equally transmit the genetic risk of the disease to their children

Men and women with multiple sclerosis equally transmit the genetic risk of the disease to their children