transcranial magnetic stimulation

Magnetic pulses could overcome depression, schizophrenia


February 8th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 8 (IANS) Magnetic pulses could stamp out neurological disorders such as Parkinson's, depression, schizophrenia, epilepsy and stroke after researchers unravelled how they work to stimulate the brain.Jennifer Rodger, ... Read more...

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Brain stimulation ‘helps paralyzed stroke patients regain motor function’


September 14th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 14 (ANI): In a new study, scientists found that the condition of stroke patients who were left partially paralysed improved after they received a simple and non-invasive method of brain ... Read more...

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Magnets can improve language ability in Alzheimer’s patients


June 24th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): Scientists have demonstrated that a brain stimulation technique, known as repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation, boosts the language ability of patients with Alzheimer's disease.Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation, or rTMS ... Read more...

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Why we can’t get a song out of our head


May 27th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): You must have at some point been "infected" with a song, which you just can't shake off. Scientists have now revealed how earworms can linger on for days ... Read more...

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Magnets can help ease depression


May 5th, 2010 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) Magnets may cure depression in people who have not responded earlier to drugs, a new study has said. A research team from Medical University of South Carolina, US, has ... Read more...

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Brain-stimulation method may help fight depression


May 4th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Transcranial magnetic stimulation may be a new treatment option for patients with depression who don't respond to antidepressant drugs, says a new research.The study has shown that a ... Read more...

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Non-invasive treatment for major depression


November 6th, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 6 (ANI): Patients suffering from major depression now have a safe, effective, non-drug treatment, thanks to the Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) Clinic opened by Rush University Medical Center.TMS therapy ... Read more...

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New findings offer hope for treating lazy eye


July 18th, 2008 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , July 18 (ANI): Scientists have found evidence that brain regions controlling vision have the ability to adapt in adults, a finding that may offer new hope for individuals suffering ... Read more...

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Ringing in the ears may soon be history


July 10th, 2008 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): A new study by researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has shown potential to markedly reduce tinnitus, commonly known as ''ringing in the ... Read more...

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Deep brain stimulation can reverse memory loss due to sleep deprivation


February 2nd, 2008 - 1:34 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): Researchers at the Columbia University Medical Centre have found that stimulating a particular section in the brain can help ward off deficits in the working memory that occur ... Read more...

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Transcranial magnetic stimulation proves to be effective depression treatment


December 6th, 2007 - 5:53 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Dec 6 (ANI): A large scale study, has revealed for the first time that transcranial magnetic stimulation is an effective, non-drug treatment for major depression.Existing antidepressants do not prove beneficial ... Read more...

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Now, an effective non-drug treatment for depression


November 23rd, 2007 - 1:04 pm ICT by admin
Washington, November 23 (ANI): Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) has been tested as an effective, non-drug treatment for major depression for the first time in a large-scale study, which has been reported in ... Read more...

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