Monthly Archives: September 2014

Safety of a dedicated brain MRI protocol in patients with a vagus nerve stimulator.

Epilepsia. 2014 Sep 19. doi: 10.1111/epi.12774. [Epub ahead of print] Safety of a dedicated brain MRI protocol in patients with a vagus nerve stimulator. de Jonge JC1, Melis GI, Gebbink TA, de Kort GA, Leijten FS. Author information 1Department of … Continue reading

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Evidence supports deep brain stimulation for obsessive-compulsive disorder

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 22-Sep-2014 [ Print | E-mail ] Share [ Close Window ] Contact: Connie HughesConnie.Hughes@wolterskluwer.com646-674-6348Wolters Kluwer Health@WKHealth Evidence supports deep brain stimulation for obsessive-compulsive disorder Bilateral stimulation is effective for OCD that doesn’t respond to medications, says new … Continue reading

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Vagus nerve stimulation for drug-resistant epilepsy: A European long-term study up to 24 months in 347 children.

Epilepsia. 2014 Sep 17. doi: 10.1111/epi.12762. [Epub ahead of print] Vagus nerve stimulation for drug-resistant epilepsy: A European long-term study up to 24 months in 347 children. Orosz I1, McCormick D, Zamponi N, Varadkar S, Feucht M, Parain D, Griens … Continue reading

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Response to TMS Sustained in Depression

Medscape Medical News > Psychiatry Response to TMS Sustained in Depression Pam Harrison September 17, 2014   TMS Cost-effective for Resistant Depression TMS for Resistant Depression: Long-term Results Are In FDA Clears TMS Device for Resistant Depression   The final … Continue reading

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It Ain’t Necessarily So: Why Much of the Medical Literature Is Wrong

It Ain’t Necessarily So: Why Much of the Medical Literature Is Wrong Christopher Labos, MD CM, MSc, FRCPC September 09, 2014 17 comments In 1897, eight-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon wrote to the New York Sun to ask, “Is there a Santa … Continue reading

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TMS brings “shock” to science of memory loss

TMS brings “shock” to science of memory loss By SAMHITA ILANGO Published: September 4th, 2014 Views: 8 views UQ.EDU.AU With a few shocks to the brain, scientists have made it possible to never forget a friend’s birthday, lose track of … Continue reading

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VNS Therapy for Depression

From: Herbert Stein [mailto:fabrik@bellsouth.net] Sent: Saturday, September 06, 2014 10:43 AMTo: Madam Secretary Sylvia Matthews Burwell, United States Secretary of Health and Human ServicesSubject: VNS Therapy for Depression Dear Madam Secretary Burwell, I would like to take this opportunity to … Continue reading

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