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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 ...

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 ...

Cochlear Implant Shocks Can Help Regrow Auditory Nerves

Cochlear Implant Shocks Can Help Regrow Auditory NervesMashable

Cochlear Implant Shocks Can Help Regrow Auditory Nerves

Electrical pulses delivered from a cochlear implant to the inner ear can be used to regrow auditory nerves to both enhance hearing and deliver gene therapy that could treat everything from Parkinson’s disease to depression, according to new research ...

ME AND MY OPERATION: Sound waves that kill prostate cancer but spare a man's sex life

ME AND MY OPERATION: Sound waves that kill prostate cancer but spare a man's sex life

My father died from prostate cancer and I was told there could be ... imaging and treating. First, it takes ultrasound images of the prostate, which I can see on a screen. Then the focal HIFU device starts to 'fire' pulses of sound waves through the ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Swiss Researchers have Successfully Treated Brain Tumour with Sound Waves

Swiss Researchers have Successfully Treated Brain Tumour with Sound WavesOnly My Health

Swiss Researchers have Successfully Treated Brain Tumour with Sound Waves

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

ACT researchers test whether soundwave irritation can cure shin splints

ACT researchers test whether soundwave irritation can cure shin splints

Irritation could be the best cure ... has been using concentrated bursts of sound on a trial group of runners with MTSS and he says the results are encouraging. "Our research suggests it will be effective in treating the shin splints," he said.

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