My World of Parkinsonian Delights

DBS and PD in the Blogosphere

Seems like there’s a heady mix of Deep Brain Stimulation and Parkinson’s disease news in the blog world today.

And I serve it up… here!

A brain “pacemaker” can fight Parkinson’s disease, according to The Independent. The newspaper said that combining deep brain stimulation (DBS) implant surgery with standard drug treatment has been found to give greater improvement in … — Thu, 29 Apr 2010 11:25:00 -0700
We were there together with about 200 people with Parkinson’s (PwP), their caregivers and supporters, to witness the signing of an important document called the Global Declaration For Parkinson’s Disease. … — Thu, 29 Apr 2010 08:51:00 -0700
Adding deep brain stimulation to medical therapy for Parkinson’s disease improved symptoms and physical function in a randomized trial, though the required surgery had adverse effects for nearly 20% of patients, including one death. … — Thu, 29 Apr 2010 07:28:16 -0700
This was all diagnosed at the Sleep Lab years ago. Please, God, help people who have Parkinson’s Disease. 4 Comments. Posted in Uncategorized. Tags: between, Disease, Parkinsons, relationship, Restless, Syndrome, there. valgal115 … — Thu, 29 Apr 2010 07:23:04 -0700
THURSDAY, April 29 (HealthDay News) — Parkinson’s disease patients do better if they undergo deep brain stimulation surgery in addition to treatment with medication, new research suggests. One year after having the procedure, … — Thu, 29 Apr 2010 07:21:56 -0700

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