TMS therapy offers hope for senior adults with depression
Late-life depression is a frequent complication of the aging process, occurring in up to 5% of senior adults and in a higher proportion of subjects with coexistent medical...
1 month ago - News Medical
New partnership offers medication-free panic attack, disorder treatment
Palo Alto Health Sciences Inc. recently announced a partnership with Silicon Valley TMS to provide the Freespira program for individuals with panic disorders.“Freespira is an...
2 monthes ago - Healio - 2 articles
FDA grants 510k clearance to MagVita TMS
The FDA recently granted 510k clearance to market MagVita TMS therapy, a repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation system, for treatment of depression.“The new FDA cleared...
2 monthes ago - Healio
Study investigates plasticity of motor representations in patients with brain tumors
Winner of the Brainlab Community Neurosurgery Award, Sandro Krieg, MD, presented his research, Plasticity of Motor Representations in Patients with Brain Lesions: a Navigated...
2 monthes ago - News Medical
FDA Okays TMS Device for Rapid Treatment of Major Depression
It's the only FDA-cleared TMS treatment that can be delivered in under 19 minutes, although treatment time may vary, depending on the physician's recommendation, the company...
3 monthes ago - Medscape
New Brain Stimulation Therapy Helps Treat Drug And Alcohol Addiction
For U.S. adults, dependency rates are currently 12 percent for alcohol and 2-3 percent for illicit drugs . Countless medical therapies exist for addiction and related...
4 monthes ago - The Huffington Post - 2 articles
Brain stimulation may improve bulimia nervosa
Transcranial direct current stimulation briefly improved symptoms of bulimia nervosa in adults, according to recent findings.“Noninvasive brain stimulation enables targeted...
5 monthes ago - Healio - 2 articles
TMS Approaches for Major Depression: Is There a Clear Winner?
Although no definitive recommendation can be made for particular types of stimulation, findings of a new review suggest that high-frequency stimulation is not the only...
6 monthes ago - Medscape
Bilateral repetitive TMS may be most effective for depression
Results from a systematic review and meta-analysis suggested bilateral and priming low-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation were most effective for major...
6 monthes ago - Healio
Deep TMS effective for treatment-resistant depression in elderly
Brainsway recently announced positive study findings for deep transcranial magnetic stimulation for treatment-resistant depression in elderly adults. “Depression rates in the...
6 monthes ago - Healio
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This Woman Hilariously Recounts Her Worst Nightmare - Farting in a Yoga Class!
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Interacting With Other Patients can Add Years to Cancer Patients' Lives
Cancer patients are a little more likely to survive for five years or more after chemotherapy if they interacted during chemotherapy with other patients.