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depression
2014-10-02 03:00:17

Rhiannon Bugno, Elsevier B.V. A new study in Biological Psychiatry reports how magnetic stimulation treatment works On Star Trek, it is easy to take for granted the incredible ability of futuristic doctors to wave small devices over the heads of both humans and aliens, diagnose their problems through evaluating changes in brain activity or chemistry, and then treat behavior problems by selectively stimulating relevant brain circuits. While that day is a long way off, transcranial...

2014-10-02 00:21:44

HELSINKI, October 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nexstim Oy ("Nexstim" or the "Company"), a medical technology company aiming to improve rehabilitation for stroke patients through the use of noninvasive brain stimulation, announces its support for the 6th International Symposium on Navigated Brain Stimulation in Neurosurgery to be held in Berlin on 10-11 October 2014. With growing acceptance of Navigated Brain Stimulation (NBS) for pre-operative cortical mapping for patients...

2014-09-18 04:21:09

HELSINKI, Finland, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New device to be showcased at two international congresses Nexstim (the "Company"), a medical technology company focused on Navigated Brain Stimulation (NBS), announces the launch of a new NBS system, NBS 5, for noninvasive presurgical mapping in clinical neurosurgery. The new device will be showcased at two international neurosurgery congresses during the month of October 2014, one in Europe and the...

2014-09-16 12:31:54

Largest clinical study evaluating durability of treatment with the NeuroStar shows depression patients maintained remission through 52 weeks MALVERN, Pa., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuronetics, Inc., today announced that results of a study designed to assess the long-term effectiveness of NeuroStar TMS Therapy in adult patients with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) who have failed to benefit from prior treatment with antidepressant medications, were published online in The...

2014-09-15 23:05:06

The external Neurostimulation\Neuromodulation devices report defines and segments the concerned market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-external-neurostimulation-9837556579.html (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 The external Neurostimulation\Neuromodulation devices report defines and segments the concerned market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. The market was valued $153.2 million in 2012 and is projected to...

2014-09-12 23:02:19

The North America External Neurostimulation/Neuromodulation Devices Market report defines and segments the concerned market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-external-neurostimulation-2396937734.html (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 The North America External Neurostimulation/Neuromodulation Devices Market report defines and segments the concerned market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. The...

brain to brain telepathy
2014-09-07 04:44:30

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers have taken telepathic communication out of the realm of science fiction and into reality, successfully demonstrating that a simple message can be sent directly from the brain of one person to the mind of another. In research published recently in PLOS ONE, Dr. Alvaro Pascual-Leone, a neurologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston and a professor at Harvard Medical School, and his colleagues explain how they...

2014-08-12 00:21:04

HELSINKI, August 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nexstim (the "Company"), the world leader in Navigated Brain Stimulation, announces the appointment of Mikko Karvinen as its new Chief Financial Officer effective as of 18 August. Mr Karvinen (aged 37) started his career as a financial analyst at OP Bank Group, Vaisala Oyj (in Boston and Boulder, USA) and Automaster Oy. In 2009 he was appointed CFO at SSH Communications Security Oyj, a market leader in encrypted network...

2014-07-29 23:02:33

The NIH awarded NJIT’s Sergei Adamovich and Rutgers colleague Eugene Tunik, Ph.D., PT, $1.3 million to continue helping people recover from the debilitating effects of a stroke. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Helping people recover from the debilitating effects of a stroke is an immensely complex challenge that requires deep knowledge of neurophysiology as well as effective therapy. Advancing such knowledge to improve therapeutic options and outcomes has been the primary focus of...

depression stimulation
2014-07-23 02:00:16

Elsevier B.V. Brain stimulation treatments, like electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), are often effective for the treatment of depression. Like antidepressant medications, however, they typically have a delayed onset. For example, a patient may receive several weeks of regular ECT treatments before a full response is achieved. Thus, there is an impetus to develop antidepressant treatments that act to rapidly improve mood. Low field magnetic...


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