Friday
Duma News

VIDEO: Revolutionary Parkinson’s Treatment Calms Tremors in Seconds

This video shows the incredible moment the tremors of a man suffering from Parkinson’s dissipated in a matter of seconds thanks to Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Tremor Control Therapy. This video has gone viral in the past month due to Read more

Friday
Duma News

Parkinson’s Disease: Causes and Treatment Options

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a common neurodegenerative disease, with about 1 in every 1,000 people developing (PD) in their lifetime. The disease typically manifests during a patient’s 50s and 60s, although people as young as their early thirties have been Read more

Tuesday
Duma News

Could Acting Out in Your Sleep Signal Future Brain Disease?

Have you ever woken yourself from a dream by shouting or jumping out of bed? While uncommon, you’re not alone. Sleep talking (somniloquy) is most common in children and males, although women can sleep talk, too. Very few people, if Read more

Saturday
Duma News

Understanding Parkinson’s Disease

Surprisingly, symptoms of Parkinson’s disease (PD) have been described in writings as early as 2000 B.C. Sources such as Egyptian papyrus, an Ayurvedic medical summary, and Galen’s writings all describe manifestations of PD. In 1817, James Parkinson, an English doctor, Read more

Tuesday
Duma News

Deep Brain Stimulation and Parkinson’s Disease

According to ancient Egyptian writings, Ayurvedic sources, and records from the Roman physician and surgeon Galen, Parkinson’s Disease, or an illness that replicates it, has been around since man has been able to record it. It was only in the Read more

Tuesday
Duma News

The Most Common Brain Tumor Surgery Types

Brain surgery has been known to humanity for at least 3500 years, going back to ancient civilizations in Europe, Africa and South America. Over the past 30 years open surgical craniotomies have been the most common practice for most brain Read more

Thursday
Duma News

Young Parkinson’s Patient Gives Back

One of my patients is publishing a book describing her experience with her young onset Parkinson’s disease as well as her battle with colon cancer. This was picked up by KABC Channel 7, Los Angeles and I was asked to Read more