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Healthy Living: Helping Those with Parkinson's Disease

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Deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease has been a successful treatment option for more than a decade, but only for some patients.

Now a new technique is changing the game and helping thousands of more people get the treatment they so desperately need.

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center researchers say a preliminary analysis of patient outcomes shows there is no difference in side effects or benefits for patients who undergo the procedure asleep.

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