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Class-Action Lawsuit Filed Against Cigna for Allegedly Denying Depression Treatment

Class-Action Lawsuit Filed Against Cigna for Allegedly Denying Depression Treatment Case Raises Questions of Bias Regarding Independent Review Organizations By Marketwired . September 9, 2015 08:00 AM EDT   LOS ANGELES, CA — (Marketwired) — 09/09/15 — A class-action lawsuit … Continue reading

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Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation: What Is It and Who Needs It?

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation: What Is It and Who Needs It? TMS uses magnetic pulses to electrically stimulate nerve cells in the brain and relieve symptoms of depression. Though TMS can help to lessen the symptoms of depression, not all patients … Continue reading

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TMS is an alternative treatment for drug-resistant depression

TMS is an alternative treatment for drug-resistant depression For those with severe depression, medications don’t always work. Doctors used to resort to electroconvulsive therapy, but now there’s a more gentle option. KING 5 Healthlink 6:38 p.m. PST November 3, 2014 … Continue reading

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A patient’s experience with rTMS…

To the readers, As many of you know I have through the years primarily devoted my efforts toward educating and sharing my knowledge and experiences as it relates to one particular therapy option; VNS Therapy for Depression. While I continue … Continue reading

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Magnetic stimulation gains in depression treatment

Magnetic stimulation gains in depression treatment Transcranial magnetic stimulation offers new treatment for depression By John Keilman, Chicago Tribunecontact the reporter   Though some question effectiveness of TMS, more health care providers offering the service Patient says sensation of TMS … Continue reading

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Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Offers Hope for Treatment-Resistant Depression

Therese Borchard Sanity Break Help for depression and anxiety   Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Offers Hope for Treatment-Resistant Depression By Therese Borchard Published Sep 29, 2014 In December of 2012, Stephanie S. was taking 300 mgs of sertraline (Zoloft), 300 mgs … Continue reading

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New study reports how TMS treatment works in people with depression

New study reports how TMS treatment works in people with depression Published on September 30, 2014 at 12:21 PM · No Comments   A new study in Biological Psychiatry reports how magnetic stimulation treatment works On Star Trek, it is … 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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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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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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