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Ultrasound targeting the brain is poised to revolutionize the treatment for Parkinson’s disease

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Ultrasound targeting the brain is poised to revolutionize the treatment for Parkinson’s disease

May 2018

Roughly 10 million people in the United States suffer from some sort of tremor disorder, whether that's essential tremor — the most common movement disorder — or the tremors resulting from Parkinson's disease. But a noninvasive treatment option that uses focused ultrasound to mitigate the effects of essential tremor is slowly making its way into hospitals worldwide.

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