Clinical Study of Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Of the Motor Cortex For Thalamic Pain
By Lin, Hua, MDa; Li, Wenjuan, MDa; Ni, Jiaxiang, MDb; Wang, Yuping, MDa,* Section Editor(s): Zhang., Qinhong | July 28, 2018 Read Full Story Here Thalamic pain is a severe pain that is often unresponsive to medical therapy. Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS)…
Emmitsburg Woman Successfully Treats Depression Through a Little-Known Treatment
By Kate Masters | Apr 9, 2018 Read Full Story Here The lowest moment of Liz Buckman’s life happened in Arlington, Virginia, an area that in 2016 was rated in one survey the best place to live in America. In the early…
High-Frequency, Repetitive TMS May Reduce Suicidal Ideation In Adolescents With Depression
By Laurel Ranger | August 2, 2018 Read Full Story Here Open-label transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) reduced suicidal ideation in adolescents with treatment-resistant depression, according to the results of a study published in the Journal of Affective Disorders. Suicide is a leading cause of…
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation For the Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder In Adolescents and Young Adults
By Andrea Carlsen, Jill Mandel, Gregory Toso | May 2018 Read Full Story Here Objective: To assess the effectiveness of TMS in Adolescents and Young Adults with MDD Background: Teen and young adult depression is a common problem. Approximately 20% of teens…
How Science Is Unlocking the Secrets of Addiction
We’re learning more about the craving that fuels self-defeating habits—and how new discoveries can help us kick the habit.
Through Stanford brain research, the depressed feel ‘whole’ again
People with severe depression are experiencing hopeful results with brain stimulation.
Three-Minute Brain Stimulation Sessions Effectively Reduce Depression Symptoms, Study Finds
The treatment, called repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS), uses a magnetic field to non-invasively stimulate a brain area called the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex that plays a central role in mood regulation, decision making and working memory.
Effectiveness of theta burst versus high-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in patients with depression (THREE-D): a randomised non-inferiority trial
In this randomised, multicentre, non-inferiority clinical trial, we recruited patients who were referred to specialty neurostimulation centres based at three Canadian university hospitals.
Intense magnetic stimulation could reduce severe depression, new study shows
A new method of brain stimulation designed by Stanford researchers to treat depression rapidly improved depressive symptoms in a small group of treatment-resistant patients who had suffered for decades with no relief, according to a study published in Brain.