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It’s Nearly Possible to “Shut off” Parkinson’s with a Flick of a Switch

January 25, 2017

By Benjamin Stecher, Futurism IN BRIEF With the insertion of a metal rod into the brain of participating patients, researchers have used deep brain stimulation to treat Parkinson’s, and the tech is being looked at for use in Alzheimer’s patients. There are also […]

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Spinal Cord Stimulators Reduce Opioid Use

January 24, 2017

January 24, 2017 By Pat Anson, Editor, Pain News Network Most patients who have a spinal cord stimulator significantly reduce their use of opioid pain medication one year after their implant, according to new industry-funded research. In an analysis of private and Medicare […]

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Neuromodulation, a weapon in the fight against opioid addiction

December 30, 2016

By Justin Kravcik – December 30, 2016, AddictionNOW Breakthroughs in neuromodulation could create more effective alternatives to prescription painkillers, according to Dr. Konstantin V. Slavin, professor of neurosurgery at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Neuromodulation is a form of non-destructive and minimally […]

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Medtronic Launches Minimally Invasive Overactive Bladder Treatment

March 31, 2016

Medtronic Launches Minimally Invasive Overactive Bladder Treatment By Suzanne Hodsden MedDeviceOnline Medtronic has launched NURO, a minimally invasive neuromodulation system to treat overactive bladder syndrome (OAB) in patients with urinary urgency, frequency, and urge incontinence.  Research has shown that percutaneous tibial neuromodulation (PTNM) […]

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Realizing the Promise of Neuromodulation

March 2, 2016

Realizing the Promise of Neuromodulation Posted in Research and Development by MDDI Staff on March 2, 2016 The potential of neuromodulation is not yet being fully realized. Here’s what’s needed to change that. Vaishali Kamat Neuromodulation therapy (also known as neurostimulation in its simpler […]

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AdvaStim’s CTO Barry Yomtov to Present at Neurotech Investing & Partnering Conference

April 23, 2014

On April 23, AdvaStim’s Chief Technical Officer and co-founder, Barry Yomtov will present at the 9th Annual Neurotech Investing & Partnering Conference in Boston at the Ritz Carleton Hotel. This is the premier partnering and investing conference for the neurotechnology industry including pharmaceuticals, medical devices […]

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