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By On November 16th, 2013

Magnetic Brain Stimulation Helps with Binging and Purging

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) has been in the news this week because it has been found to help people quit smoking.  TMS has been used in the past to help people with treatment resistant depression.  According to the Mayo Clinic website, TMS is a process during which “a large electromagnetic coil is placed against your…

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By On July 4th, 2013

Treatment For Depression Offers Relief For Some

Every year roughly 7 percent of all U.S. adults experiences major depressive disorder. The main treatment for depression prescribed by psychiatrists is medication and counseling, but what are patients to do when they find that their medication doesn’t work? Martha Rhodes had been on just about every antidepressant in production since the age of 13,…

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By On April 18th, 2013

Lasers And Magnets To Cure Addiction

Currently, there is no perfect treatment option for addiction. Health risks, stress and the a high chance of relapse are omnipresent in any treatment, but recent research in rats may have found a better option. Graeme McMillan writes at Digital Trends that scientists found a way to remove the compulsive need for a substance, in…

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