Monthly Archives: May 2014

Rice researcher rebooting ‘deep brain stimulation’

Home Neuroscience May 27, 2014 Rice researcher rebooting ‘deep brain stimulation’ Enlarge Caleb Kemere. Credit: Jeff Fitlow/Rice University Deep brain stimulators, devices that zap Parkinson’s disease tremors by sending electrical current deep into nerve centers near the brain stem, may … Continue reading

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Batteries in Implant Devices Can Be Recharged From Outside of the Body

Batteries in Implant Devices Can Be Recharged From Outside of the Body Added by Sarah Takushi on May 27, 2014.Saved under Health, Research, Sarah Takushi, Science, Study, TechnologyTags: batteries, top Stanford University electrical engineers have invented a way to wirelessly … Continue reading

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Vagus nerve stimulation…25 years later! What do we know about the effects on cognition?

Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2014 May 21. pii: S0149-7634(14)00122-5. doi: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2014.05.005. [Epub ahead of print] Vagus nerve stimulation…25 years later! What do we know about the effects on cognition? Vonck K1, Raedt R2, Naulaerts J3, De Vogelaere F4, Thiery E5, Van … Continue reading

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Can the Nervous System Be Hacked?

  16 Comments Magazine |​​NYT Now Can the Nervous System Be Hacked? By MICHAEL BEHARMAY 23, 2014   Mirela Mustacevic, who suffers from rheumatoid arthritis, had a nerve stimulator implanted as part of a medical trial. Her symptoms have lessened … Continue reading

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Vagus Nerve Stimulation for the Masses: Interview with electroCore CEO J.P. Errico

Medgadget Exclusive / Neurology Vagus Nerve Stimulation for the Masses: Interview with electroCore CEO J.P. Errico by Tom Fowler on May 22, 2014 • 6:05 pm   electroCore, a Basking Ridge, New Jersey company co-founded in 2005, is developing non-invasive … Continue reading

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TMS Is Cost-Effective for Treatment Resistant Depression

TMS Is Cost-Effective for Treatment Resistant Depression by Lauren LeBano NEW YORK—Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a cost-effective option for treating depression in patients who do not benefit from initial antidepressant medication, according to a study presented at the 167th … Continue reading

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“brave young woman challenged by epilepsy who is probably at this time solely unique in the world”

Herb <vnsdepression@gmail.com> 3:47 PM (18 minutes ago) to (Redacted) Dear (Redacted), Thank you sincerely for sharing some of your case history with me. I would ask if you would allow me to post the below listed information on my blog … Continue reading

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