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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 ... to treat said medical condition could soon be made available to people worldwide. These researchers claim that ultrasounds, i.e. sound waves whose frequency makes them ...

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 moodDaily Mail

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 ...

‘Acid Test’: The case for using psychedelics to treat PTSD, depression

‘Acid Test’: The case for using psychedelics to treat PTSD, depression

It just doesn’t sound right, does it ... religious experience induced by psilocybin could ease the anxiety and depression of those with life-threatening cancer. The study will eventually involve 44 subjects. Three quarters of the way through it ...

Researchers use sound waves to treat shin splints

Researchers use sound waves to treat shin splints

Assistant Professor Physiotherapy Phil Newman and Professor Physiotherapy Gordon Waddington with the Storz Medical Duolith SD1 machine being used to treat Shin ... answer to shin splints too. He said shock wave therapy worked by sending sound waves into ...

Sound waves separate tumor and blood cells

Sound waves separate tumor and blood cellsMedical News Today

Sound waves separate tumor and blood cells

Now scientists have found a way to do this using "tilted" sound waves in a device no bigger than a small coin, offering an effective way of sorting cells without having to treat them with chemicals ... beads and showed it could separate beads of 9.9 ...

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 ...

Targeting the Brain with Sound Waves

Targeting the Brain with Sound Waves

Researchers hope that the technology could provide an alternative to more-invasive techniques, such as deep-brain stimulation (DBS) and vagus nerve stimulation, which are used to treat a growing ... consisting of sound waves with a frequency above 20 ...

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 ...

Could “Magic” Mushrooms Be Used to Treat Anxiety and Depression?

Could “Magic” Mushrooms Be Used to Treat Anxiety and Depression?Smithsonian.com

Could “Magic” Mushrooms Be Used to Treat Anxiety and Depression?

In the 1960s and early 70s, researchers such as Harvard’s Timothy Leary enthusiastically promoted the study of so-called “magic” mushrooms (formally known as psilocybin ... effective way of treating people with clinical depression and anxiety.

New hand-held device uses lasers, sound waves for deeper melanoma imaging

New hand-held device uses lasers, sound waves for deeper melanoma imagingScience Daily

New hand-held device uses lasers, sound waves for deeper melanoma imaging

A new hand-held device that uses lasers and sound waves may change the way doctors treat and diagnose melanoma ... showing that the instrument could accurately measure the depths of tumors -- and do it in living tissue. Initially, this tool will be ...

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