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Can deep brain stimulation treat opioid addiction?

A surgeon has implanted electrodes in the brain of a patient suffering from severe opioid use disorder, hoping to cure ...
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‘If you get better, you stay better’: Deep brain stimulation could offer long-lasting depression treatment

Deep brain stimulation can durably improve depression symptoms in people who don’t respond well to other treatments, according to a ...
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Here’s what happened when a promising clinical trial for depression was halted

Many clinical trials never actually go to completion, however the preliminary results may be promising. What can we get out ...
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About the musician who played the flute — during her brain surgery

A professional musician suffering from career-affecting tremors underwent deep brain stimulation. This procedure can help Parkinson's patients, epileptics, and those ...