HOME >> MEDICINE >> NEWS
Treatment-Resistant Depression: Results of Latest Electromagnetic Stimulation Study Show Promise

eters below the brain's surface. Unlike ECT for depression, rTMS does not require anesthesia or analgesics."

Study subjects were antidepressant-free for one week prior to rTMS and received 10 daily treatments (10 trains of five seconds each, 25 seconds apart) at a frequency of 10 Hz. Seventy-eight percent of patients experienced mild-moderate discomfort at the site of stimulation, two patients who experienced severe pain in the treatment site dropped out of the study and eight percent of patients experienced a posttreatment headache.

The mean age of patients treated was 52 years. " rTMS seems most promising for older adults and for treatment-resistant patients with depression," says Dr. McDonald, who directs the Fuqua Center for Late-Life Depression at Wesley Woods.

Also collarborating on the study were Charles M. Epstein, M.D., associate professor of neurology at Emory; Liquong He, M.D., formerly with Emory; Autumn L. Clark, B.S., study coordinator in Emory's department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences; Fred A. Marstellar, Ph.D., associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Emory; and John Woodard, Ph.D., of the Georgia State University Memory Assessment Clinic.

The study was supported by a private grant from the Fuqua Foundation.


'"/>

Contact: Sarah Goodwin
sgoodwi@emory@emory.edu
404-727-3366
Emory University Health Sciences Center
17-May-1999


Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Heart transplant survival: Results may be key to rejection prevention, detection, treatment
2. Docetaxel versus paclitaxel in breast cancer Results of worlds first head to head trial
3. Results from first clinical trial using GVG to treat addiction
4. Results of first chronic treatment study with oral EXANTA(TM) (ximelagatran)
5. Media Advisory-- Results of California autism epidemiology study to be unveiled
6. Results of Yale study confirm aspirin helpful in preventing a first heart attack
7. Results of NUVANCE (IL-4 receptor) in Phase I/II study in asthma patients featured at AAAAI Late-Breaker Abstract and Asthma Therapy Sessions
8. Yale study shows way to re-stimulate brain cell growth: Results could boost understanding of Alzheimers, other brain disorders
9. Results of NUVANCE phase I/II asthma trial presented
10. ILEX Oncology & LeukoSite report results from pivotal Phase II CAMPATH (R) trial; Results suggest new hope for refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia
11. UI Study Yields Encouraging Results For New Breast Cancer Treatment

Post Your Comments:
(Date:9/3/2015)... San Jose, CA (PRWEB) , ... September 03, ... ... high-performance Splashtop remote desktop solution for LANDESK Management Suite customers, as part of ... Management Suite’s user-centered approach to IT, by delivering the best mobile user experience ...
(Date:9/3/2015)... City, MO (PRWEB) , ... September 03, 2015 , ... ... from NASA’s mission control, the surface of a comet, the IceCube observatory at the ... along the way. , The Fall Lecture Series for the world's foremost independently ...
(Date:9/3/2015)... Angeles, Ca (PRWEB) , ... September 03, 2015 , ... ... is a promising and convenient test that may help patients with oropharyngeal cancer (oral ... cases in the United States are often caused by HPV infections, which have a ...
(Date:9/3/2015)... ... September 03, 2015 , ... Hunters Creek Retrievers is ... a champion AKC Black Lab Puppy. Celebrate Fall 2015 with unlimited Free Hugs and ... family to enjoy Thanksgiving and Christmas with an extra big smile. , This ...
(Date:9/3/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... September 03, 2015 , ... AvePoint, ... that AvePoint Perimeter Service Pack (SP) 4 – AvePoint’s solution for facilitating ... named a “KMWorld 2015 Trend-Setting Product”. This is the fifth consecutive year ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Splashtop Partners with LANDESK to Deliver High Performance Remote Access and Remote Support to and from Mobile Devices and Chromebook 2Health News:Splashtop Partners with LANDESK to Deliver High Performance Remote Access and Remote Support to and from Mobile Devices and Chromebook 3Health News:Splashtop Partners with LANDESK to Deliver High Performance Remote Access and Remote Support to and from Mobile Devices and Chromebook 4Health News:Facing the Frontiers of Science and Technology The Linda Hall Library Announces 2015 Fall Lecture Series Featuring Experiences from the South Pole to Outer Space 2Health News:Facing the Frontiers of Science and Technology The Linda Hall Library Announces 2015 Fall Lecture Series Featuring Experiences from the South Pole to Outer Space 3Health News:Facing the Frontiers of Science and Technology The Linda Hall Library Announces 2015 Fall Lecture Series Featuring Experiences from the South Pole to Outer Space 4Health News:Facing the Frontiers of Science and Technology The Linda Hall Library Announces 2015 Fall Lecture Series Featuring Experiences from the South Pole to Outer Space 5Health News:LA Periodontists Discuss Study on Post-Treatment Oral Rinses Used to Test Recurrence of Oral Cancers 2Health News:LA Periodontists Discuss Study on Post-Treatment Oral Rinses Used to Test Recurrence of Oral Cancers 3Health News:Hunters Creek Retrievers Is Honored to Support the Lone Survivor Foundation with a Championship Trained Black Labrador Retriever Puppy 2Health News:Hunters Creek Retrievers Is Honored to Support the Lone Survivor Foundation with a Championship Trained Black Labrador Retriever Puppy 3Health News:AvePoint Perimeter Named a “KMWorld 2015 Trend-Setting Product” 2Health News:AvePoint Perimeter Named a “KMWorld 2015 Trend-Setting Product” 3Health News:AvePoint Perimeter Named a “KMWorld 2015 Trend-Setting Product” 4
(Date:9/3/2015)... Sept. 3, 2015  CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: ... the company,s president and chief executive officer, and ... officer, will be speaking to investors at the Morgan ... They are scheduled to speak at approximately 8:00 a.m. ... will be broadcast simultaneously through the Investor Relations portion ...
(Date:9/3/2015)... India , September 3, 2015 ... Metallic compounds, Organosulfurs, Organic acids, Phenolics, and Others) and ... & beverage, Paints & coatings, and Others) - Global ... and segments the Biocides Market with an analysis and ... as value. Browse   88 tables ...
(Date:9/2/2015)... NEW YORK , Sept. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... devices are artificial implants used to replace, augment, ... used in a wide range of applications including ... These implants are made of different materials such ... analysts forecast the global implantable medical devices market ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Biocides Market Worth 10.6 Billion USD by 2020 2Biocides Market Worth 10.6 Billion USD by 2020 3Biocides Market Worth 10.6 Billion USD by 2020 4Biocides Market Worth 10.6 Billion USD by 2020 5Global Implantable Medical Devices Market 2015-2019 2
Cached News: