Tag Archives: major depression disorder

"…CMS and its contractors will allow coverage…for beneficiaries who began receiving VNS Therapy prior to May 4, 2007."

From: Herbert Stein [mailto:fabrik@bellsouth.net] Sent: Thursday, January 08, 2015 3:36 PMTo: Madam Secretary Sylvia Matthews Burwell, United States Secretary of Health and Human Services; Sean Cavanaugh, CMS – Deputy Administrator & DirectorSubject: “…CMS and its contractors will allow coverage…for beneficiaries … Continue reading

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Cyberonics Provides Update On Departmental Appeals Board Decision Regarding Coverage Of VNS Therapy® System In Treatment-Resistant Depression

Cyberonics Provides Update On Departmental Appeals Board Decision Regarding Coverage Of VNS Therapy® System In Treatment-Resistant Depression HOUSTON, Jan. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Cyberonics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CYBX) today announced the receipt of a decision from the Departmental Appeals Board (DAB) … Continue reading

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Under Surveillance

Under Surveillance Shock therapy: Cyberonics link to deaths and injuries by Sonya Colberg, Senior Investigative Reporter – 4/16/2014 1:28:01 PM Judy Bowling could easily complete the night shift at a New York medical clinic, drive the 20-mile commute back home, … Continue reading

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“What results can I expect?”

What an absolutely great question and topic for discussion. “What results can I expect?” (posted December 26, 2013) By the way and to Cyberonics website administrator you’ve listed a “dead link”. Try clicking on the link you’ve posted. I’d like … Continue reading

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Families turn grief to suicide prevention efforts

Families turn grief to suicide prevention efforts Those who have lost loved ones, experts, urge awareness of depression over holidays Dec. 18, 2013   |  Mary Reeves, left, with her daughter Anna Steele, found help through the support group Survivors of … Continue reading

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Vagus nerve stimulation increases energy expenditure: relation to brown adipose tissue activity.

PLoS One. 2013 Oct 23;8(10):e77221. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0077221. Vagus nerve stimulation increases energy expenditure: relation to brown adipose tissue activity. Vijgen GH, Bouvy ND, Leenen L, Rijkers K, Cornips E, Majoie M, Brans B, van Marken Lichtenbelt WD. Source Department of … Continue reading

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Moral responsibility belongs to all parties…

From: Herbert Stein [mailto:fabrik@bellsouth.net] Sent: Sunday, November 03, 2013 4:29 PMTo: Daniel Moore, CEO – CyberonicsSubject: Moral responsibility belongs to all parties… Dear Dan, Now that things have calmed down I’ve had a chance to also think about and reflect … Continue reading

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Depression Treatments: Looking Back, Looking Forward

Depression Treatments: Looking Back, Looking Forward October is Depression Awareness Month By Christine Lin, Epoch Times | October 3, 2013 Last Updated: October 2, 2013 7:05 pm   Dr. Alan Manevitz explains treatments for depression in his and Dr. James … Continue reading

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The pleas for help are slowly trickling in…

From: Joyce and Herbert Stein [mailto:fabrik@bellsouth.net] Sent: Friday, September 06, 2013 3:50 PM To: Jonathan Blum, Deputy Administrator Director – CMS; Madam Secretary Kathleen Sebelius – HHS Subject: How many appeals and pleadings will it take to make you folks see … Continue reading

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