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2013

PROBLEM: ADDED COST FOR MEDICAL PATIENTS WITH TREATMENT RESISTANT MAJOR DEPRESSION SOLUTION: TRANSCRANIAL MAGNETIC STIMULATION?

Behavioral Healthcare/ December 4, 2013 By Alison Knopf Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) may be the best way to help patients with treatment-resistant major depression (TRMD) – people who have tried antidepressants at least once for the appropriate amount of time on the...
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NEBA: First Brain-Wave Test for ADHD Approved by FDA

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently approved the first brain-wave test to help diagnose attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adolescents aged 6 to 17 years, the agency announced. The device, called Neuropsychiatric EEG-Based...
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TMS Could Help Treat Chronic Dizziness

Researchers from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine believe that they have located a specific site in the human brain that could be one of the sources of dizziness and spatial disorientation. While dizziness can also be linked to damage to the inner ear, or to other...
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FDA approves TMS device to relieve migraine pain

Published December 16, 2013/FoxNews.com Those who suffer from debilitating migraines may soon be able receive an outpatient procedure that can help alleviate their pain, as reported by Nature World News. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved a TMS device...
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Data Published in CNS Spectrums Indicate Acute Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) with NeuroStar TMS Therapy® Improves Quality of Life in Patients with Depression

MALVERN, Pa., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Neuronetics, Inc., today announced that results of a naturalistic, observational study from 42 clinical trial sites in the United States, which examined the efficacy of acute treatment with NeuroStar TMS Therapy® in patients with...
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Magnetic fields help to combat depression

Aisha Dow (Syndey Morning Herald) A pioneering medical treatment using intense magnetic fields is achieving dramatic results for patients with drug-resistant chronic depression. After living with depression her entire life, Jan Steele, 57, said undergoing magnetic stimulation had...
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Ketamine’s Efficacy Validated in Major Refractory Depression

Caroline Cassels (Medscape.com) Ketamine is a rapid, effective treatment for patients with treatment-resistant depression, new research shows. The study showed that a single intravenous dose of ketamine, a glutamate N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor antagonist, improved...
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REPETITIVE TRANSCRANIAL MAGNETIC STIMULATION OFFERS RELIEF FROM DEPRESSION

Umesh Isalkar, TNN Jul 28, 2013 Rakesh used to feel low. Soon he lost interest in his job. He took to alcohol to feel better and things kept going downhill after his wife walked out. When he approached doctor for treatment of depression, he had already spent two years in...
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KETAMINE AND DEPRESSION

by Alexis King DEPRESSION: Depression can come in many forms, but when the symptoms begin to interfere with people’s daily lives these feelings become an illness. Signs of depression include feelings of hopelessness or guilt, loss of interest in activities that used to be...
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