Healthcare News & Insights

New surgical implant helping neurology patients

In this guest post, writer Katie Lewis discusses deep brain stimulation, a revolutionary new treatment for patients with neurological disorders. 

Verdict: Fall prevention efforts aren’t working

Hospitals’ efforts to keep at-risk patients from falling may be for naught: New research indicates that most falls aren’t preventable.

Can deep brain stimulation ‘zap’ out mental illness?

Electrodes used to control Parkinson’s tremors may have additional therapeutic uses for patients with some types of mental illness.