Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)

Brain Network Analysis Reveals a Depression – Multiple Sclerosis Connection
Depression among people diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) has been estimated to be about three times more common than in... Read More
Two Forms of Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation Helped Older Adults with Treatment-Resistant Depression
Depression that doesn’t respond to conventional treatments is a serious problem for all who are affected, and poses unique risks... Read More
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