Posts Tagged ‘transcranial magnetic stimulation’

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…


By On July 8th, 2013

Can Brain Stimulation Reteach Stroke Patients To Speak?

Strokes can do a lot of physical and mental damage to victims. For some, a stroke can mean the loss of speech and language altogether. The only way carers have been able to handle aphasia, or a disorder affecting the ability to grasp language, read, write or speak, has been speech and language therapy which…

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