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Study examines reasons for unsatisfactory outcomes following deep brain stimulation surgery

Study examines reasons for unsatisfactory outcomes following deep brain stimulation surgery

Study sheds light on why normal prion proteins may experience age-related mutations in inherited diseases

Study sheds light on why normal prion proteins may experience age-related mutations in inherited diseases

Golfers "yips" possibly a movement disorder

Golfers "yips" possibly a movement disorder

People with essential tremor are more likely to develop dementia

People with essential tremor are more likely to develop dementia

Step toward a potential treatment for Huntington's disease

Step toward a potential treatment for Huntington's disease

New center focuses on rare Batten disease

New center focuses on rare Batten disease

Botox may help people with movement disorders

Botox may help people with movement disorders

Paclitaxel may benefit Alzheimer's and Parkinson's movement disorders

Paclitaxel may benefit Alzheimer's and Parkinson's movement disorders

Botox may be a possible treatment for sufferers of Tourette's syndrome

Botox may be a possible treatment for sufferers of Tourette's syndrome

Dopamine in the brain plays a key role in how we make choices

Dopamine in the brain plays a key role in how we make choices

First home-testing device for phenylketonuria (PKU) patients

First home-testing device for phenylketonuria (PKU) patients

Deep brain stimulation could help alleviate Parkinson’s symptoms on both sides of the body

Deep brain stimulation could help alleviate Parkinson’s symptoms on both sides of the body

Organ transplant recipients infected with West Nile virus develop more severe neurological illness

Organ transplant recipients infected with West Nile virus develop more severe neurological illness

New screening tool prevents wrong patients from receiving Parkinson's surgery

New screening tool prevents wrong patients from receiving Parkinson's surgery

Clinical trial established that two drugs, levodopa and pramipexole, are both viable initial treatments for Parkinson's disease

Clinical trial established that two drugs, levodopa and pramipexole, are both viable initial treatments for Parkinson's disease

Specialists work to overcome Huntington's disease

Specialists work to overcome Huntington's disease

Closer to understanding the function of a protein linked to an inherited form of the movement disorder dystonia

Closer to understanding the function of a protein linked to an inherited form of the movement disorder dystonia

Antiepileptic drug Levetiracetam may help patients with Parkinson's disease

Antiepileptic drug Levetiracetam may help patients with Parkinson's disease

New treatment for Tourette Syndrome, patients experience significant resolution of symptoms following brain surgery

New treatment for Tourette Syndrome, patients experience significant resolution of symptoms following brain surgery