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Two-Year-Old Receives Deep Brain Stimulation Implant

July 12th, 2019 Medgadget Editors Neurology, Neurosurgery, Pediatrics A two-year-old girl has received a deep brain stimulation (DBS) device to treat her dystonia. The condition, which results in painful random muscle movements, spasms, and the like, can lead to severe limitations on a child’s development and overall quality of life. A team at the Evelina… Read More »

Type 2 diabetes: The best diet to eat to improve blood sugar levels and protect the brain

Type 2 diabetes, if untreated, can cause a wide-range of serious health complications, such as a heart attack or stroke. It can also inflict damage on another vital organ – the brain. Joseph C. Masdeu, MD, PhD, of the Houston Methodist Neurological Institute, explained: “With diabetes, you have an increased risk of damage to blood… Read More »