Brain Electrodes Improve Motor Skills of Parkinson's Sufferers

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Ivan Seeking
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Anthony Lang of the University of Toronto and colleagues are reporting the first long-term follow-up of deep brain stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus—one of the deep nuclei in the brain that sits just above the area known as the midbrain and is part of the group that coordinates automatic movements.

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I once attended a meeting where a professor was talking about research, where they were implanting grafts of stem cells in the brain and were seeing improvement of the condition.
 

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