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Deep Brain Stimulation

An Overview Of Brain Stimulation Therapies

Brain stimulation therapies have received increased attention as of late. These treatments involve activating or touching the brain directly with electricity, magnets, or implants to treat depression and other disorders. One type of brain stimulation, Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation (CES), was previously detailed in “What is CES?” Part 1 and Part 2. BMED Report even created […]

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Neurofeedback For Dementia Improves Executive Functioning and Memory In A Small Pilot Study

The results of an ongoing unpublished clinical trial* provides initial evidence that neurofeedback may significantly improve some components of memory and executive functioning in persons with dementia. The investigators want to expand this pilot study into a large clinical trial and seek additional participants (contact information is provided below). Berman et al.’s review of prior […]

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Science Daily Research News Update 8-16-09

Check out today’s Research News Update for the latest on the role of positive emotions and resilience, several new studies on Autism, including differences in how these persons learn new behaviors and the role of parental stress in their child’s behaviors, brainmaps that can detect early mental illness, such as schizophrenia, psychological interventions may not […]

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The Scientist Research News Update 8-15-09

A brief but nonetheless interesting update for the 8-15-09 edition of The Scientist Research News Update. Check out the incredible report of how regenerative medicine induced a spinal cord to regrow sensory axons to their target destination, a new director for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), gender differences in HIV/AIDS progression, the Avian flu […]

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