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Magnetic stimulation of brain may treat major depression

A US hospital and university are currently testing the effectiveness of transcranial magnetic stimulation in treating major depression. This technique may help those patients who donít respond to currently available antidepressants. The treatment is noninvasive and involves sending magnet energy to the brain to stimulate nerve cells.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Plebius Press

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About: Magnetic stimulation of brain may treat major depression

Date: 10 November 2004

Source: Plebius Press

URL: http://www.plebius.org/article.php?article=661

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