Deep_brain_stimulationAn effective Parkinson’s therapy, writes Elizabeth Sharpe, involves installing electrodes, wires, and a battery in a patient’s head and chest. Sounds drastic, but in UW Health Sciences NewsBeat, Elizabeth (@ebsharpe) writes that deep brain stimulation works for some patients. To illustrate, she tells how this therapy changed the life of a University of Washington neurotoxicology professor with Parkinson’s.