New data chronicling the long-term effects of deep brain stimulation (DBS) on early-stage Parkinson’s disease patients has found the treatment significantly slows its progression. Researchers from Vanderbilt University Medical Center suggest, if the results are validated in a large Phase 3 trial currently underway, DBS will become the first therapy clinically proven to slow the progression of this neurodegenerative disease.Continue ReadingCategory: Medical, ScienceTags: Parkinson's Disease, Neuroscience, Brain, Brain stimulation, Deep Brain Stimulation, Vanderbilt University

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