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Libbe & Kim Erickson
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New Deep Brain Stimulation Device Holds Promise for Better Therapy
July 12, 2015
A new technique for delivering deep brain stimulation (DBS) may provide a way to individualize this therapy, and lessen side effects, for some people with Parkinson’s disease (PD). A study published in the July edition of Lancet Neurology found that the technique, which can deliver more focused electrical stimulation at higher levels, safely improved PD symptoms.
PDF Champions: Shake, Rattle and Roll Golf Tournament
Saturday, September 5 (Sandpoint, ID)
Join A.C. Woolnough, a member of the PDF People with Parkinson's Advisory Council, for 18 holes of golf benefitting our research programs.