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Deep Brain Stimulation

Do You Think You Are Out of Options for Treating Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder?

Carolyn I. Rodriguez, M.D., Ph.D. | Posted 12.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Carolyn I. Rodriguez, M.D., Ph.D.

As a clinical psychiatrist and researcher, my goal is to uncover new treatments for people like John, who have tried standard treatments, but who continue to have severe symptoms. John has tried all of the research studies offered in our research clinic, and those offered in other academic settings in New York City. Now he is my office and at the end of his rope. Could he be a candidate for a surgical procedure called deep brain stimulation, also called DBS?

Fat Mouse Study Suggests Surprising New Fix For Obesity

Posted 04.27.2013 | Science

By: Denise Chow, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 04/26/2013 09:18 AM EDT on LiveScience The brain may not seem like an obvious place to look f...

Catherine Pearson

How Brain Pacemakers Could Help Anorexics | Catherine Pearson | Posted 03.08.2013 | Women

At 36, Kim Rollins has already suffered a massive heart attack and several strokes. She has osteoporosis in her spine and hips, and has broken her leg...

Watching The Brain

Peter Silburn | Posted 03.28.2013 | TED Weekends
Peter Silburn

During DBS surgery, we now have the ability to watch individual neurons working alone and together in the awake human brains of people with a variety of neurological conditions.

Cara Santa Maria

A Real-Life Doctor Frankenstein? | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 05.16.2012 | Science

2012-05-16-Screenshot20120516at3.52.36PM.pngGiovanni Aldini may not be a household name, but his contributions to science cannot be ignored. Neither can his macabre demonstrations of the power of electricity on the human body.