A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-guided focused ultrasound on the brain used to treat Parkinson’s disease (PD) may also prove promising for dyskinesia treatment, results from a phase 3 study suggest. Researchers from the University of Maryland Medical Center are testing the noninvasive technique as a final step before the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) may consider approval for the technology. This study is just the second clinical trial of its kind. (April 12, 2018)
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Brain Awareness Week: Strategies for Each Life Stage
Happy Brain Awareness Week! If you could peek inside your brain at every birthday, you would see that it is constantly changing. Brain cells develop and disappear, the connections between them strengthen and weaken over time, even the size of the brain can change as the years go by. But keeping the brain in peak condition is something we tend to think about only at the beginning of life, the end of life, and when something goes wrong.
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