Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)

FDA Clears SAINT Rapid-Acting Brain Stimulation Approach for Those Suffering From Resistant Major Depression
On September 6, 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared the way for marketing of a rapid-acting brain-stimulation approach... Read More
The last decade has seen a vast increase in the use of brain stimulation technologies to reduce symptoms of psychiatric illness. By far the most influential has been TMS, a non-invasive method employing magnets that generate electric fields which are thought to therapeutically alter the activity of neurons and brain circuits involved in depression and other disorders.    TMS was pioneered by BBRF Scientific Council member Mark S. George, M.D., who used two early-career BBRF grants to develop the protocol ul
The last decade has seen a vast increase in the use of brain stimulation technologies to reduce symptoms of psychiatric... Read More
A Circuit Causally Linked With Spontaneous Nicotine Addiction Remissions May Be a Powerful Addiction Treatment Target
By studying 129 people who were daily cigarette smokers and addicted to nicotine at the time they suffered brain damage,... Read More
A 'Common Causal Circuit' in Depression with Possible Therapeutic Implications
If you want to cure an illness, you try to understand its underlying cause or causes, as a precondition for... Read More
Team Tests Model to Enable More Effective Targeting of Non-Invasive TMS Treatments in Depression
TMS (transcranial magnetic stimulation) , a form of non-invasive brain stimulation used to treat depression , has shown its ability... Read More