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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Magnet therapy zaps depression

Magnet therapy zaps depression Frank Gluck, (Fort Myers, Fla.) News-Press8:55 p.m. EDT September 4, 2014 Jessica Marra, a transcranial magnetic stimulation technician for Dr. Robert Pollack, prepares patient Kimberly Depaz for a treatment. Transcranial magnetic stimulation is used to treat … Continue reading

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Neurostimulation for Mood Disorders

Neurostimulation for Mood Disorders September 05, 2014 | US Psychiatric & Mental Health Congress 2014, Electroconvulsive Therapy, Mood Disorders, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation By Scott T. Aaronson, MD Q&A We have asked Dr Scott Aaronson to answer questions on neurostimulation as … Continue reading

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TMS NeuroHealth Centers Now Accepting Medicare and Reaches Treatment Milestone

TMS NeuroHealth Centers Now Accepting Medicare and Reaches Treatment Milestone Medicare’s coverage of TMS therapy offers assistance to clients needing depression treatments. TMS NeuroHealth surpasses 10,000 treatments.   We are excited to provide Medicare and Blue Cross members with the … Continue reading

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