272015Jan

Magnetic Stimulation May Halt Rumination in Depression

By Nessa Bryce | Dec 18, 2014 © 2015 Scientific American, a Division of Nature America, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Transcranial magnetic stimulation could correct faulty connectivity Many people with drug-resistant depression have found relief via transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS). Yet the mechanism of this relief has been unknown. Now a study finds that TMS…

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272015Jan

Recent Advances in Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation

Wuwei Feng, MD, MS, Samir R. Belagaje, MD | Semin Neurol. 2013;33(5):498-506. Copyright © 2014 by WebMD LLC. All rights reserved. Read The Full Article Here Abstract Stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States, but remains a leading cause of disability. As more stroke victims survive with advanced acute care,…

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272015Jan

Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Studied for Stroke Rehab

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center | 21-Nov-2014 9:00 AM EST Copyright © 2014 · 2014 Newswise, Inc. All Rights Reserved Read The Full Article Here COLUMBUS, Ohio – Researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are trying to help patients who have suffered a stroke to improve arm movement by stimulating the…

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272015Jan

rTMS Induced Tinnitus Relief Is Related to an Increase in Auditory Cortical Alpha Activity

Nadia Müller, Isabel Lorenz, Berthold Langguth, Nathan Weisz | Published: February 04, 2013 | DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0055557 Copyright © 2013 Plos.org All rights reserved. Abstract Chronic tinnitus, the continuous perception of a phantom sound, is a highly prevalent audiological symptom. A promising approach for the treatment of tinnitus is repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) as this…

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162014Dec

What is EEG Neurofeedback?

EEG Neurofeedback is a noninvasive procedure that involves monitoring and analyzing EEG signals read through surface sensors on the scalp, and uses the EEG itself to guide the feedback. EEG slowing is present in people who are symptomatic with problems such as post-concussion syndrome, PTSD, depression, learning disabilities, fibromyalgia and autism. A recording of an…

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162014Dec

Non-drug treatment

There are non-drug and drug therapies available to treat depression. Depression is often initially treated with psychotherapy (talk therapy) and antidepressant medication administered together. Although antidepressants can be effective for some patients, they do not work for everybody. Additionally, antidepressants often result in unwanted side effects. Many patients do not receive adequate benefit from antidepressant…

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162014Dec

What is depression?

Major depression is a serious medical illness that affects approximately 14 million Americans.1 Depression can cause ongoing sadness that changes how a person thinks, feels, and acts every day. While medication can help manage symptoms for many people, it is estimated that approximately 4 million patients do not benefit from taking standard antidepressant medication.1 Depression…

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