Tag: brain stimulation

London clinic becomes first in UK to offer new drug-free Alzheimer’s...

The London Alzheimer’s Clinic on Harley Street (London, UK) has become the first clinic in the UK to offer transcranial pulse stimulation (TPS)—a “revolutionary”...
cartbind study

Multiple daily doses of iTBS provide no additional benefit in treatment-resistant...

In patients with treatment-resistant depression (TRD), multiple sessions of intermittent theta-burst stimulation (iTBS) do not accelerate responses to the therapy, nor do they improve...

Neuromod welcomes study demonstrating safety and efficacy of Lenire device in...

Neuromod Devices has welcomed the findings of an independent study performed at the German Hearing Center at Hannover Medical School (Hannover, Germany), which found...

Intermittent theta-burst stimulation found to be effective and well-tolerated in Alzheimer’s...

The findings of a randomised controlled trial (RCT) have indicated that accelerated intermittent theta-burst stimulation (iTBS), administered to the left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (DLPFC), is an...
saint depression treatment

Novel neuromodulation technique could be “gamechanger” in treatment-resistant depression

Stanford accelerated intelligent neuromodulation therapy (SAINT)—a novel, high-dose intermittent theta-burst stimulation (iTBS)—was found to be safe and more effective than sham stimulation in a...
paediatric deep brain stimulation

Patient assent and lack of evidence among key ethical concerns identified...

A study intended to gain insight into prevailing ethical issues surrounding the use of deep brain stimulation (DBS) in adolescents with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)...

Research shows brain rhythm changes occur ‘within minutes’ of DBS surgery...

New research published in Translational Psychiatry presents evidence that brief intraoperative exposure to therapeutic deep brain stimulation (DBS) at the time of implantation surgery induces...
flow neuroscience funding

Flow Neuroscience receives Series A funding to advance tDCS depression treatment

Flow Neuroscience, the creator of what is currently Europe’s only medically approved transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) device and behavioural therapy app for depression,...
focused ultrasound neurotherapy

Revolution in neurotherapy? Spotlight on focused ultrasound at 2021 EAN congress

While focused ultrasound is by no means a brand-new innovation in the field of neurotherapy—having first been deployed in the 1950s, if not earlier,...
dbs long-term effectiveness

Long-term effectiveness of STN-DBS for Parkinson’s confirmed with 15-year follow-up study

New findings published in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), have confirmed the long-term effectiveness of deep brain stimulation...
next-generation dbs devices

New algorithm could enable next-generation deep brain stimulation devices

By delivering small electrical pulses directly to the brain, deep brain stimulation (DBS) can ease tremors associated with Parkinson's disease or help relieve chronic...
Axonics two year results ARTISAN-SNM study

FDA approval of Axonics’ enhanced neurostimulator programmer

Axonics announces US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of an enhanced, second-generation programmer for its r-SNM system under a premarket approval (PMA) application...

SPRINT peripheral nerve stimulation system demonstrates 12 months of low back...

SPR Therapeutics has announced publication of a prospective case series regarding its SPRINT peripheral nerve stimulation (PNS) system in the treatment of low back...
Brainstorms festival

The Brainstorms Scientific set to host Europe’s first transdisciplinary neuroscience festival

The Brainstorms Scientific are launching the Brainstorms Festival, a two-day business and human-orientated technology event set to take place in Vienna, Austria, on 27–28...