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Tag: movement disorders

Nathan Fountain, MD, is investigating the potential of focused ultrasound to treat a rare form of
‘Giggling’ Epilepsy Our Latest Target for Focused Ultrasound Research
June 2, 2018

I've told you about many of the ways we're exploring the use of focused sound waves to do brain surgery without actually cutting into the skull, but here's a new one: Dr. Nathan Fountain is testing focused ultrasound to treat a rare brain mass that causes unintentional giggling, seizures and…