11 April 2017
11 April: World Parkinson's Disease Day

Explorer of the brain

We are all getting older due to a better healthcare, and that unfortunately has some ‘negative side effects’. Parkinson's disease, incontinence and chronic pain, for example, will become more frequent in the coming decades. By stimulating certain areas of the brain or spinal cord, many patients can be helped. And it will only continue to help even more people in the future’, predicts Dr Yasin Temel, professor of Neurosurgery at Maastricht University.