However, scientists suspect that dopamine might still play a key role in the success of deep brain stimulation.
To study the change in dopamine levels after deep brain stimulation more precisely, the researchers went in search of other ways to track this chemical messenger in the brain.
Citation: Shan Ping Yu et al., Optochemogenetics Stimulation
of Transplanted iPS-NPCs Enhances Neuronal Repair and Functional Recovery after Ischemic Stroke.
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also may make it possible to achieve similar efficacy as ECT with fewer cognitive adverse effects when used in combination with ECT to reduce the number of acute ECT treatments required or as part of a maintenance strategy after a patient experiences an acute response to ECT.
Previous investigators have reported that direct electrical stimulation
of other parts of the brain can trigger laughter, but the demonstration that anti-anxiety effects observed with cingulum bundle stimulation
can provide meaningful clinical benefits make this study distinct, says senior author Jon T, Willie, MD, PhD, who performed the surgeries reported in the paper.
The aims of this study were to obtain reliable and reproducible evoked auditory brainstem responses elicited by electrical RW stimulation
using a new method of stimulation
, which provides stimulation
identical to that provided through a CI, and to compare the results using monopolar and bipolar configurations.
Implicitly, we assumed the neuronal excitability in the cortex is proportional to the J (and E) amplitude and that therefore the regions with a greater current density are more likely stimulated, while the regions with very low current will not directly feel the effects of stimulation
All participants underwent ten daily sessions of stimulation
for 2 weeks under one of the two different conditions.
Rather than use a high level of stimulation
as punishment, Jim ensured that the early foundation and boundaries were seated in place, then used low-level stimulation
as a "tap on the shoulder." When a command was given, and the dog broke, low stimulation
served as a virtual check-cord, and re-gained the dog's attention without diminishing his drive, style or intensity.
Vague nerve stimulation
was performed experimentally for the first time more than 150 years ago .
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The devices were randomized to give a non-painful sham stimulation
at a very low frequency (controls) or a nonpainful active stimulation
at one of four levels (active treatment).
Preferred and nonpreferred color light stimulations
were provided through LED devices, and the effects of such stimulation
in terms of sleep induction were analyzed by measuring the subjects' electroencephalography (EEG), which are physiological signals.
targeting the ventral intermediate nucleus (VIM) of the thalamus , deep brain stimulation
(DBS) has emerged as a key player in the treatment of PD.