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2014-05-06 16:32:06

Companion health economics analysis shows Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) is cost-effective among patients who fail to benefit from prior antidepressant medication NEW YORK, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuronetics, Inc. announced today a new analysis of data at the annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association that shows Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) administered with the NeuroStar TMS Therapy System resulted in greater symptom improvement than next-choice...

2014-05-05 23:12:00

Dr. James Thompson of Evoke Neuroscience to speak at leading conference on neurofeedback, brain fitness software and brain simulation and how these are being used to track, understand and boost attention and cognitive performance NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Evoke Neuroscience, Inc., the human performance engineering company, today announced that Dr. James Thompson, Vice President, Chief Science Officer and Co-Founder, Evoke Neuroscience, will speak at The NeuroGaming 2014...

2014-05-01 23:06:51

New findings. Leo Krans discovered how several brain functions are happening and it is a kind of breakthrough. (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Scientists know a lot about the human brain from the inside. But they have no clue about why. They are admitting that themselves. Psychologists know almost nothing about the brain. Millions have studied it, but nobody has a clue about why we think or sleep. It is not possible to investigate something complicated, like a brain, if it is not understood. But...

Depression May Be Detectable By A Blood Test
2014-04-30 07:21:24

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Typically, diagnosing depression involves discussions about symptoms with a doctor or a therapist. It isn't an exact science, because until now, there wasn't an empirical test for most mental illnesses. A new study from the Medical University of Vienna (MedUni Vienna) might just change that. The study findings, published in PLOS ONE, demonstrate that in principle it might be possible to use a blood test to detect depression. The...

2014-04-27 23:02:19

"Quit Marijuana - The Complete Guide" written by Sebastian Grant is a new book that teaches people how to stop smoking marijuana. The review on the site Vkool.com indicates if the book is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 27, 2014 "Quit Marijuana - The Complete Guide" is a new book that consists of simple and easy ways to stop smoking weed. This book is penned by Sebastian Grant who is a former marijuana addict. After Sebastian Grant launched this book, many...

Brain Wave Study May Yield Improvements In Visual Perception
2014-04-25 13:45:12

[ Watch the Video: Are Alpha Waves The Future Of Brain Monitoring? ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Have you ever mistakenly driven through a red light or been unable to see a familiar face in a crowded room? By using a unique method to test brain waves, researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and City College of New York have detailed new information on how the mind processes sensory stimuli that may or may not be perceived, according to...

2014-04-24 23:16:08

New Interactive library of resources launches from world-renowned experts in Neuroscience and Education focuses on brain training research to combat ADHD and Autism. New Haven, CT (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Cognitive Brain Training Research represents a newly-formed interactive library of resources from world-renowned experts in the field of Neuroscience and Education, focusing on brain training research. The site is unique in that it offers free access to this cognitive research for any and...

2014-04-22 23:15:04

Cognistat and the Sports Concussion Institute are pleased to announce the formation of Cognistat Sport Joint Venture, Inc., whose mission is to develop science-based software tools for the evaluation of concussion and associated injuries. Both companies are committed to providing new best-in-class tools for clinicians to triage, evaluate and manage concussion in athletes. Los Angeles and Montreal (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 The Sports Concussion Institute (SCI) is a leading US provider of...

2014-04-18 14:02:54

Two Simon Fraser University psychologists have made a brain-related discovery that could revolutionize doctors’ perception and treatment of attention-deficit disorders. This discovery opens up the possibility that environmental and/or genetic factors may hinder or suppress a specific brain activity that the researchers have identified as helping us prevent distraction. The Journal of Neuroscience has just published a paper about the discovery by John McDonald, an associate professor...

Marijuana Use On A Casual Basis Still Linked To Brain Abnormalities
2014-04-16 11:17:29

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online With the movement to legalize marijuana appearing to gain momentum across the US, new attention is being given to the negative effects the drug has on the brain. According to a new study published on Wednesday in the Journal of Neuroscience, even causal use of marijuana can have a significant impact of the shape, volume and density of certain brain regions. The study team also found that the more marijuana a person smoked – the more...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.