Brain Stimulation Could Limit the Urge to Binge Eat, Study Says
A small study demonstrated that deep brain stimulation, used for people with Parkinson ’s disease, can limit an urge to overeat. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 8, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gina Kolata Tags: Eating Disorders Brain Implants Obesity Weight Nature Medicine (Journal) Research your-feed-science your-feed-health Source Type: news

With $7M grant from NIH, UCLA scientists to study if brain stimulation during sleep can bolster memory
Key takeaways:A UCLA neurosurgeon and artificial intelligence expert will collaborate to study how the brain forms lasting memories.After identifying a memory ’s electrical signals, researchers will test whether they can improve that memory using electrical stimulation.Scientists hope the technique colud one day potentially help people with memory disorders.Sleep plays an important role in how the brain consolidates short-term memories from the previous day into enduring ones. But exactly how that process occurs remains a mystery.   A new study led by UCLA scientists could help answer that question. Their research will...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - October 27, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Deep Brain Stimulation May Ease Symptoms of Severe OCD
Evidence suggests that DBS may relieve OCD and comorbid depressive symptoms in selected patients with treatment - resistant OCD (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 5, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Deep Brain Stimulation May Ease Symptoms of Severe OCD
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 5, 2022 -- Deep brain stimulation (DBS) may reduce symptoms in patients with treatment-resistant obsessive-compulsive disorder, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis published online Sept. 20 in the Journal of Neurology,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 5, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Africa: Deep Brain Stimulation Can Be Life-Altering for OCD Sufferers When Other Treatment Options Fall Short
[The Conversation Africa] Imagine growing up tormented by fears and life-consuming rituals that make no sense to you or those around you. Then imagine the shame of being told by mental health providers that, because you understand that your behaviors are illogical but keep doing them anyway, you must want to stay sick. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 29, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Deep Brain Stimulation Effective for OCD, but Barriers Persist Deep Brain Stimulation Effective for OCD, but Barriers Persist
DBS is safe and effective for treatment-resistant obsessive –compulsive disorder that can be expected to produce significant clinical benefit in about 2 out of 3 cases, but insurance rarely pays.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - September 27, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Axial impairment and falls in Parkinson's disease: 15 years of subthalamic deep brain stimulation - Zampogna A, Cavallieri F, Bove F, Suppa A, Castrioto A, Meoni S, P élissier P, Schmitt E, Bichon A, Lhommée E, Kistner A, Chabardes S, Seigneuret E, Fraix V, Moro E.
In this retrospective study, we longitudinally analyzed axial impairment and falls in people with Parkinson's disease (PD) and subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation (STN-DBS). Axial scores and falling frequency were examined at baseline, and 1, 10, an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 26, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Deep Brain Stimulation Offers Hope Against Severe OCD
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 22, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology, Psychiatry, News, Source Type: news

Deep Brain Stimulation Offers Hope Against Severe OCD
THURSDAY, Sept. 22, 2022 -- When traditional treatments fail to help patients with severe obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), an implant that zaps the brain with electrical pulses just might, a new research review shows. It found that the remedy... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 22, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Connectivity in deep brain stimulation for self-injurious behavior: multiple targets for a common network? - Heiden P, Weigel DT, Lou ção R, Hamisch C, Gündüz EM, Ruge MI, Kuhn J, Visser-Vandewalle V, Andrade P.
Self-injurious behavior (SIB) is associated with diverse psychiatric conditions. Sometimes (e.g., in patients with autism spectrum disorder or acquired brain injuries), SIB is the most dominant symptom, severely restricting the psychosocial functioning and... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 14, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Deep brain stimulation may be treatment for binge eating disorder, study suggests
The technique appears to tamp down the impulses at the heart of binge eating disorder, new research finds. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - August 31, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Healy Source Type: news

Deep Brain Stimulation Shows Promise Against Binge Eating Disorder
TUESDAY, Aug. 30, 2022 -- Electrically stimulating the brain ' s " reward " circuity may hold promise as a treatment for binge eating disorder, a small pilot study suggests. The findings are based on just two patients who received deep brain... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 30, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Binge eating disorder may be eased by deep brain stimulation, small study says
A device implanted deep in the brain disrupted food cravings and led to far fewer binge eating episodes in the two patients involved in a small pilot study on its safety. Both were severely obese and both lost weight. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - August 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Abbott Receives FDA's Breakthrough Device Designation to Explore Use of Deep Brain Stimulation to Manage Severe Depression
(Source: Abbott.com)
Source: Abbott.com - July 12, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Phase-Specific DBS Suppresses Postural and Kinetic Tremor Phase-Specific DBS Suppresses Postural and Kinetic Tremor
Phase-specific deep brain stimulation can relieve essential tremor across different contexts and motor states.First Look (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news