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Prevention: Jan 09, 2018

6 Mood-Boosting Foods to Help Soothe SAD This Winter’

Dr. Musher of the TMS Neuro Institute is interviewed by on mood boosting foods that can help manage the effects of seasonal effective disorder. About 5% of Americans suffer from seasonal affective disorder (SAD), and another 10% to 20% may encounter winter depression in a milder form.

Elsevier, Journal of Anxiety Disorders: Dec 30, 2017

Sleep disturbances in obsessive-compulsive disorder: Association with nonresponse to repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS)’

The Journal of Anxiety Disorders details a new study which aims to compare sleep disturbances between OCD patients and healthy subjects as well as between rTMS responders and non-responders, and most importantly to determine sleep-related predictors of rTMS non-response.

IBT Times: Sep 18, 2017

“Scientists Discover Possible Cure For Fear Of Heights Using VR And Magnetic Brain Stimulation”
IBT Times reports that using a combination of therapies, including TMS, could help people ‘unlearn’ fears and phobias.

Medical Xpress: Aug 29, 2017

“Magnetic Stimulation Of The Brain Improved Awareness Of Subject’s Own Cognitive Abilities”
Research from Aalto University and the University of Helsinki suggests understanding brain function might help in the development of new treatments for neuropsychiatric illnesses.

Psych Congress Network: Jan 24, 2017

“Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Over the Left Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex Reduced Cravings in Substance Dependent Individuals After 5 Consecutive Daily Treatments”
Findings from a report presented at the 29th Annual U.S. Psychiatric & Mental Health Congress, held October 21-24, 2016, in San Antonio, Texas.

Providence Business News: Oct 17, 2016

“New Study Will Evaluate Potential Treatment For Frontotemporal Dementia”
Providence Business News reports on Rhode Island studies of TMS as a treatment for Dementia.

Harvard Health: Aug 15, 2015

“Can Brain Stimulation Aid Memory And Brain Health”
Harvard Women’s Health Watch looks at how magnetic fields or mild electric currents may aid learning and help several conditions that affect women in particular.