Reinventing depression treatment via transcranial magnetic brain stimulation (TMS)

___ Stan­ford researchers devise treat­ment that relieved depres­sion in 90% of par­tic­i­pants in small study (press release): “A new form of mag­net­ic brain stim­u­la­tion rapid­ly relieved symp­toms of severe depres­sion in 90% of par­tic­i­pants in a small study con­duct­ed by researchers at the Stan­ford Uni­ver­si­ty School of Med­i­cine … In tran­scra­nial mag­net­ic stim­u­la­tion, elec­tric currents…

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Monitoring neurological signals to detect potential disorders: Key neurotech patent #44

neurological signals

Today we fea­ture an impor­tant Medtron­ic patent. (As men­tioned, we are dis­cussing foun­da­tion­al Per­va­sive Neu­rotech patents, from old­er to new­er by issue date) U.S. Patent No. 8,187,181: Scor­ing of sensed neu­ro­log­i­cal sig­nals for use with a med­ical device sys­tem Assignee(s): Medtron­ic, Inc. Inventor(s): Ivan Oso­rio, Mark G. Frei, Nina M. Graves, Jonathon E. Gif­takis Tech­nol­o­gy Cat­e­go­ry: Neu­ro-mon­i­tor­ing Issue Date:…

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Why “disorders of the brain” deserve at least equal attention as cardiovascular diseases and cancer

G20 World Brain Map­ping and Ther­a­peu­tics Ini­tia­tive Part­ners with EU Human Brain Project (DD&D): “Accord­ing to the World Health Orga­ni­za­tion’s large-scale stud­ies, about a third of the adult world­wide pop­u­la­tion suf­fer from a men­tal dis­or­der such as depres­sion, anx­i­ety and schiz­o­phre­nia. If also tak­en togeth­er with neu­ro­log­i­cal dis­or­ders, such as demen­tia and stroke, these “dis­or­ders…

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