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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 ...

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 ...

Memory experiment could help treat depression

Memory experiment could help treat depression

But what if you could swap out the feelings ... attempt to do this in patients with depression, Tonegawa explained, by trying to manipulate the emotional context of troubling memories. But whether or not there was a sound neurological basis for such ...

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 ... They recruited 14 students and gave half a blast of sound by holding an ultrasound probe against the side of their head for 30 seconds.

What Robin Williams' death can teach us about treating depression

What Robin Williams' death can teach us about treating depressionStatesboro Herald

What Robin Williams' death can teach us about treating depression

Williams was best known for his stand-up and comedic roles that defined his career, and, while he admitted to a lifelong struggle with depression and addiction, many were shocked by his sudden death. "I could not ... to the tidal wave of media attention ...

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 ...

Researchers use sound waves to treat shin splints

Researchers use sound waves to treat shin splints

IT IS A painful condition, which plagues runners, but an effective treatment could be within reach ... so it may be the answer to shin splints too. He said shock wave therapy worked by sending sound waves into the leg, prompting a healing reaction in ...

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 ...

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

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 ... been possible with melanoma. If researchers can determine how the volume relates to cancer outcomes, then this tool could give doctors a new type ...

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