Parkinson’s disease

Deep Brain Stimulation

A high tech treatment that allows Neurosurgeons to treat movement disorders like tremors derived from Parkinson’s Disease has just become more advanced. Reporter Maddie Orton has the story. Funding for this segment was provided by Levin Capital Strategies.

SciTech Now Episode 518

In this episode of SciTech Now, a mysterious pattern called Universality; a high tech treatment treating movement disorders; and up close and personal with wildlife.  

Brain surgery performed while patient is awake

Parkinson’s disease may present itself slowly, frequently starting with a slight tremor or a shake. In some cases, these symptoms can be so debilitating that patients find themselves unable to perform even the simplest of tasks. Reporter Briana Vannozzi meets a medical team employing innovative surgical techniques to combat the tremors robbing patients of their […]

SciTech Now Episode 209

In this episode of SciTech Now, the largest desalination plant in North America is making Tampa Bay water safer and cleaner; space architecture and engineering expert Madhu Thengavelu discusses building settlements on the Moon and Mars; brain surgery performed while awake helps mitigate symptoms of Parkinson’s disease; and the Financial Times reports on the one-atom […]