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Dystonia is a neurological movement disorder, in which sustained muscle contractions cause twisting and repetitive movements or abnormal postures.
Zonisamide relieves myoclonus dystonia motor symptoms

Zonisamide relieves myoclonus dystonia motor symptoms

Researchers reveal link between intensive instrument playing and movement disorders

Researchers reveal link between intensive instrument playing and movement disorders

Penn Medicine's Gordon Baltuch performs 1,000th deep brain stimulation procedure

Penn Medicine's Gordon Baltuch performs 1,000th deep brain stimulation procedure

Neurocrine Biosciences announces positive data from NBI-98854 Phase III trial in tardive dyskinesia

Neurocrine Biosciences announces positive data from NBI-98854 Phase III trial in tardive dyskinesia

Invitae announces dramatic expansion of genetic testing menu

Invitae announces dramatic expansion of genetic testing menu

Neurocrine completes enrollment in Phase III clinical trial of NBI-98854 in tardive dyskinesia patients

Neurocrine completes enrollment in Phase III clinical trial of NBI-98854 in tardive dyskinesia patients

International Neuromodulation Society recognizes third Giant of Neuromodulation

International Neuromodulation Society recognizes third Giant of Neuromodulation

Children undergoing deep brain stimulation for generalized dystonia experience better outcomes

Children undergoing deep brain stimulation for generalized dystonia experience better outcomes

MIT researchers find neural circuit that appears to cause decision-making in approach-avoidance conflict

MIT researchers find neural circuit that appears to cause decision-making in approach-avoidance conflict

Study finds similarity in clinical progression between human patients and Huntington's disease monkeys

Study finds similarity in clinical progression between human patients and Huntington's disease monkeys

Boston Scientific, Brainlab form strategic collaboration

Boston Scientific, Brainlab form strategic collaboration

NTU Singapore scientists find new way to treat dementia

NTU Singapore scientists find new way to treat dementia

Rice University study reveals carbon nanotube fibers can provide two-way connection with neurons

Rice University study reveals carbon nanotube fibers can provide two-way connection with neurons

New treatment may bring hope for people suffering from muscle cramps

New treatment may bring hope for people suffering from muscle cramps

Movement tracking device can effectively help assess progression of Parkinson's disease

Movement tracking device can effectively help assess progression of Parkinson's disease

Inovalon announces list of organizations supported through its charitable contributions during 2014

Inovalon announces list of organizations supported through its charitable contributions during 2014

Alim Louis Benabid, Mahlon DeLong jointly win 2014 Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award

Alim Louis Benabid, Mahlon DeLong jointly win 2014 Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award

Neurocrine Biosciences' NBI-98854 drug gets breakthrough designation for tardive dyskinesia

Neurocrine Biosciences' NBI-98854 drug gets breakthrough designation for tardive dyskinesia

Cedars-Sinai experts to present free conference on dystonia for patients, families and caregivers

Cedars-Sinai experts to present free conference on dystonia for patients, families and caregivers

Vercise DBS System receives CE Mark approval for treatment of essential tremor

Vercise DBS System receives CE Mark approval for treatment of essential tremor