neurology

News in brief: Deep brain stimulation for OCD; CTE prevalent in most AFL players; Dementia deaths down in 2020

DBS sparks hope for people with OCD A Queensland-led study has found deep brain stimulation (DBS) is effective in severe, treatment-resistant OCD. The RCT of nine adults compared active and sham stimulation of electrodes in the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis (BNST) posterior to the nucleus accumbens and inferomedial to the ventral pallidum. The ...

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