Tag: transcranial magnetic stimulation

Sham-controlled studies indicate effectiveness of TMS for negative schizophrenia symptoms

A systematic review and meta-analysis published in Nature Schizophrenia has concluded that data from sham-controlled studies to date indicate the effectiveness of transcranial magnetic...
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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...

MagVenture introduces MagVenture Flow Arm use in non-invasive brain stimulation 

MagVenture has introduced the MagVenture Flow Arm — a patent-pending, clinical positioning system to optimise the delivery of MagVenture's FDA cleared protocols for non-invasive...

Transcranial magnetic stimulation may improve accuracy of Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) may help determine whether a person has Alzheimer’s disease or frontotemporal dementia, according to a preliminary study published in Neurology. “Making the...

First large, placebo-controlled double-blind stody of rTMS for Alzheimer’s receives funding

Funding for clinical trials of a new treatment for Alzheimer’s disease has been announced by the Weston Brain Institute, Toronto, Canada. Zahra Moussavi, Canada...

Transcranial magnetic stimulation provides benefits for phantom limb pain

A new study, published in The Journal of Pain, has shown that transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) administered to the scalp can stimulate the brain...