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Sound Waves Could Treat Depression

Sound Waves Could Treat Depression

Sound Waves Could Treat Depression

Presently, drugs are by far the most widely used method to treat depression. The bad news is that, more often than we'd want them to, depression drugs go hand in hand with noteworthy side effects. According to scientists at the University of Arizona, a new ...

Expectant Moms, Don't Ditch SSRIs Over Autism Fears Just Yet

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Expectant Moms, Don't Ditch SSRIs Over Autism Fears Just Yet

Published this week in Pediatrics, the study examined whether prenatal exposure to SSRI medicines"which are commonly used to treat depression ... mothers who take SSRIs could be masking for an association between maternal depression and autism.

The blast of sound that could help beat depression by stimulating cells governing mood

The blast of sound that could help beat depression by stimulating cells governing mood

Treating the brain with sound waves could be a radical new treatment for depression. New research shows short bursts of ultrasound (sound waves above the range of human hearing), at just 30 seconds a time, appear to boost mood and ease anxiety. Volunteers ...

Sound bullets could treat cancers and replace ultrasound (w/ Video)

Sound bullets could treat cancers and replace ultrasound (w/ Video)

Now a group of scientists in the US have developed an acoustic lens that can focus acoustic waves with greater energy than ever before possible to produce "sound bullets" that could find many uses, including effective, nonintrusive sonic scalpels for ...

Targeting the Brain with Sound Waves

Targeting the Brain with Sound Waves

Ultrasound waves, currently used in medicine for prenatal scans and other diagnostic purposes, could one day be used as a noninvasive ... TMS is used to treat clinical depression, but it can only target the more superficial parts of the brain.

Brain Tumor Treated Using Sound Waves

Brain Tumor Treated Using Sound Waves

There is an urgent need for new approaches to treating brain tumors. With its ability to noninvasively and accurately target and destroy diseased areas while sparing healthy adjacent brain tissue, focused ultrasound could be the breakthrough that patients ...

Sound Waves For Brain Waves

Sound Waves For Brain Waves

Vagus nerve stimulation is used to treat epilepsy and severe depression; deep brain stimulation ... power represents a sweet spot where the sound readily penetrates the skull and affects brain cells. The sound waves temporarily knock open the cells ...

Using Brain Waves to Help Treat Depression

Using Brain Waves to Help Treat Depression

The testing takes about 15 minutes and could help people suffering from depression find fast relief. In the study researchers used a customized version of quantitative electroencephalography (QEEG) to study brainwave patterns. Brain waves are measured by a ...

Ketamine could treat depression " illegal drugs do have their uses

Ketamine could treat depression " illegal drugs do have their usestheguardian.com

Ketamine could treat depression " illegal drugs do have their uses

Could ketamine, that notorious party drug, treat depression? It seems so ... experiencing strange visions and hearing every tiny sound as though it filled my head. But although this was fun and interesting, I concluded it was nothing like the spontaneous ...

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