How magnets “reset” depressed brains
Magnetic pulses from a device applied to the head appear to "reset" the brains of depressed patients, according to a new study from the United Kingdom. The circuitry in a part of the right prefrontal [...]
Could Magnets Help Treat Drug Addiction?
Two years ago, Antonello Bonci, a researcher at the National Institute on Drug Abuse, published a study in the journal Nature. After making rats so addicted to cocaine they’d brave electric shocks to get their fix, Bonci’s team stimulated the [...]
Brain Stimulation Technique Might Treat Addiction
by MAGGIE FOXA brain stimulation technique approved to treat depression might also help patients conquer cocaine addiction, researchers reported Thursday.A very small study of cocaine addicts showed the treatments helped 70 percent of them lose [...]
Alternative Depression Therapy Available With No Side Effects
The holiday season can be a difficult time for people suffering with depression.It’s an issue that millions of families deal with at some point.Medications and therapy are helpful for many, but they don’t always work.Now [...]