Edward Fruitman, MD
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2014

HAND USE IMPROVED AFTER SPINAL CORD INJURY WITH NONINVASIVE STIMULATION

ScienceCodex- By using noninvasive stimulation, researchers were able to temporarily improve the ability of people with spinal cord injuries to use their hands. The findings, reported on November 29th in Current Biology, a Cell Press publication, hold promise in treating...
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DEVICE USING ELECTRIC PULSES HELPING LONG-TERM DEPRESSION SUFFERERS

Kristine Crane(Gainsville Sun)- Elizabeth Bate used to go to bed at night praying she wouldn’t wake up in the morning. Bate has suffered from depression since 1974, the year her daughter was born, which threw Bate into postpartum depression. “She cried, and I would cry. She got...
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Transcranial stimulation improves symptoms of Tourette’s

Helen Albert, Senior medwireNews Reporter (Dec. 18, 2012)-A month of daily transcranial magnetic stimulation targeting the supplemental motor area (SMA) results in lasting improvements in symptoms of Tourette syndrome, show study findings. “Repetitive transcranial magnetic...
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Zapping body and brain boosts movement in paralysed

Jessica Hamzelou (New Scientist)-A single session of nerve stimulation has improved the movement of people with spinal cord injuries. Mimicking the passage of nerve signals by stimulating a muscle as well as the brain has boosted recovery and helped people to regain better...
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Healthy Living: Magnetic Depression Treatment

When it comes to depression, one of five adults at some point in their life will experience it. “I didn’t want to live. I could see no the point in living. Everything was pointless,” said Martha Rhodes. Even as a teen, Martha Rhodes could remember having thoughts of suicide. Her...
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Brainsway TMS Receives Frost & Sullivan Innovation Award

31 August 11- (GLOBES) Guy Katsovitch Brainsway Ltd. today reported successful preliminary results in two trials of its non-invasive Deep TMS (transcranial magnetic stimulation) device for the treatment of neurological disorders and addictions.In one trial, Deep TMS temporarily...
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TMS Therapy Eases Depression and Pain

Cynthia Todd has been suffering from chronic pain caused by Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) for over a decade. The constant burning and aching sensation that is common with RSD left her severely depressed. “I wanted to die. I literally wanted to die,” Todd recalls. In...
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Depression Can Be Treated Without Drug During Pregnancy

A drug-free way to treat depression could be a big breakthrough for pregnant women who are reluctant to take medication. Besides the risk of suicide, depression during pregnancy can cause early delivery and preeclampsia, which is a form of dangerously high blood pressure. Now,...
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Patient Finds TMS Helpful In Battle With Depression

TMS therapy uses a device that focuses magnetic pulses to a specific area of the brain in order to stimulate neurons which are believed to be underactive in patients with depression, said Rizwan Kahn, DO, a board certified psychiatrist at St. Francis Hospital. Kahn said that as...
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