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Saturday, June 23, 2012

Agent Orange & Parkinsons: Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s Offers Improvements in Symptoms Over Three Years



Patients with Parkinson’s disease who undergo deep brain stimulation (DBS)—a treatment in which a pacemaker-like device sends pulses to electrodes implanted in the brain—can expect stable improvement in muscle symptoms for at least three years, according to a Department of Veterans Affairs study appearing in the most recent issue of the journal.

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