Featured Research

from universities, journals, and other organizations

Washington University Offers Newly Approved Treatment For Parkinson’s

Date:
January 17, 2002
Source:
Washington University School Of Medicine
Summary:
Deep brain stimulation for patients with Parkinson’s Disease (PD), approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Monday, is available from Washington University physicians at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. The implanted device, made by Medtronic Inc., delivers continuous, high frequency electrical stimulation to a particular region of the brain in order to disrupt brain signals that otherwise cause disabling symptoms.

St. Louis, — Deep brain stimulation for patients with Parkinson’s Disease (PD), approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Monday, is available from Washington University physicians at Barnes-Jewish Hospital.


Story Source:

The above story is based on materials provided by Washington University School Of Medicine. Note: Materials may be edited for content and length.


Cite This Page:

Washington University School Of Medicine. "Washington University Offers Newly Approved Treatment For Parkinson’s." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 17 January 2002. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/01/020116071813.htm>.
Washington University School Of Medicine. (2002, January 17). Washington University Offers Newly Approved Treatment For Parkinson’s. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 18, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/01/020116071813.htm
Washington University School Of Medicine. "Washington University Offers Newly Approved Treatment For Parkinson’s." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/01/020116071813.htm (accessed April 18, 2014).

Share This



More Health & Medicine News

Friday, April 18, 2014

Featured Research

from universities, journals, and other organizations


Featured Videos

from AP, Reuters, AFP, and other news services

'Holy Grail' Of Weight Loss? New Find Could Be It

'Holy Grail' Of Weight Loss? New Find Could Be It

Newsy (Apr. 18, 2014) In a potential breakthrough for future obesity treatments, scientists have used MRI scans to pinpoint brown fat in a living adult for the first time. Video provided by Newsy
Powered by NewsLook.com
Little Progress Made In Fighting Food Poisoning, CDC Says

Little Progress Made In Fighting Food Poisoning, CDC Says

Newsy (Apr. 18, 2014) A new report shows rates of two foodborne infections increased in the U.S. in recent years, while salmonella actually dropped 9 percent. Video provided by Newsy
Powered by NewsLook.com
Scientists Create Stem Cells From Adult Skin Cells

Scientists Create Stem Cells From Adult Skin Cells

Newsy (Apr. 17, 2014) The breakthrough could mean a cure for some serious diseases and even the possibility of human cloning, but it's all still a way off. Video provided by Newsy
Powered by NewsLook.com
Obama: 8 Million Healthcare Signups

Obama: 8 Million Healthcare Signups

AP (Apr. 17, 2014) President Barack Obama gave a briefing Thursday announcing 8 million people have signed up under the Affordable Care Act. He blasted continued Republican efforts to repeal the law. (April 17) Video provided by AP
Powered by NewsLook.com

Search ScienceDaily

Number of stories in archives: 140,361

Find with keyword(s):
Enter a keyword or phrase to search ScienceDaily for related topics and research stories.

Save/Print:
Share:

Breaking News:
from the past week

In Other News

... from NewsDaily.com

Science News

Health News

Environment News

Technology News



Save/Print:
Share:

Free Subscriptions


Get the latest science news with ScienceDaily's free email newsletters, updated daily and weekly. Or view hourly updated newsfeeds in your RSS reader:

Get Social & Mobile


Keep up to date with the latest news from ScienceDaily via social networks and mobile apps:

Have Feedback?


Tell us what you think of ScienceDaily -- we welcome both positive and negative comments. Have any problems using the site? Questions?
Mobile: iPhone Android Web
Follow: Facebook Twitter Google+
Subscribe: RSS Feeds Email Newsletters
Latest Headlines Health & Medicine Mind & Brain Space & Time Matter & Energy Computers & Math Plants & Animals Earth & Climate Fossils & Ruins