Items Tagged ‘deep brain stimulation’

May 24, 2019

Mayo Clinic works to treat movement disorders with Deep Brain Stimulation

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

KTTCby Sarah Gannon Deep Brain Stimulation has been used since the late 1990s to treat things like tremors and Parkinson’s disease, but now the treatment is expanding to conditions like epilepsy and dystonia. iving with a movement disorder such as Parkinson’s Disease or tremors can make doing simple tasks such as eating and writing very […]

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Tags: deep brain stimulation, Dr. Bryan Klassen, KTTC


March 20, 2015

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Editor, Karl Oestreich; Assistant Editor, Carmen Zwicker   Wall Street Journal Scientists’ New Goal: Growing Old Without Disease by Sumathi Reddy …Research has found that metformin targets the chemicals produced by age-related senescent cells—normal cells that stop dividing and produce toxic substances damaging to the cells around them, said James Kirkland, director of the Robert and […]

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October 30, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Laura Wuotila with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations   USA TODAY Could a robot do your […]

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October 2, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Laura Wuotila with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations   HealthDay Herceptin Best for Certain Breast Cancer […]

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September 18, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Laura Wuotila with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations   Reuters Experimental Virus Being Tested as Cancer […]

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November 22, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

    November 22, 2013 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media […]

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November 1, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

    November 1, 2013 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media […]

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February 9, 2012

Electrical Deep-Brain Stimulation Enhances Memory in Small Study

By Mystery User

An electrical current sent deep into the brain improves memory, according to a study that suggests a novel approach to treating Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Seven volunteers with epilepsy who had electrodes implanted in their brains to detect the source of their seizures participated in the research to see if deep-brain stimulation improved their recall. […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, deep brain stimulation, dementia, electrical current, epilepsy, Matt Stead, New England Journal of Medicine


March 31, 2010

Doctor and patient discuss brain surgery

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Dr. Kendall Lee, a Mayo Clinic Neurosurgeon, and his patient violinist Roger Frisch, on how Frisch played the violin during surgery so doctors could correct tremors he was experiencing.   CTV – Canada AM, 3/30/2010

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Tags: deep brain stimulation, Dr. Kendall Lee


March 22, 2010

Musician Plays Violin as Surgeons Operate on His Brain

By Mystery User

Roger Frisch of Plymouth, Minn., lay on the operating table with his hands clutching his violin to his chin. While surgeons operated on Frisch’s brain, Frisch began to play the chords he’s known for more than 30 years…In June 2009, doctors diagnosed Frisch with essential tremors…   The condition most often affects hand movements, and […]

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Tags: deep brain stimulation, Dr. Kendall Lee, violin


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