Medical research

Lab's marketing challenge: Recruit veterans for PTSD study

To prove that a medical treatment works, scientists must run not just one human trial but several. This poses a challenge that many scientists aren't formally trained to tackle: Recruit hundreds of participants through elaborate ...

Neuroscience

rTMS improves memory in younger and older adults

Magnetic stimulation of the brain improves working memory, offering a new potential avenue of therapy for individuals living with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, according to new research from the Duke University ...

Neuroscience

Device controls brain activity to maximize therapy

Researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are trying to help patients who have suffered a stroke to improve arm movement by stimulating the brain using a device called a Transcranial Magnetic Stimulator ...

Neuroscience

Could your brain be reprogrammed to work better?

(Medical Xpress)—Researchers from The University of Western Australia have shown that electromagnetic stimulation can alter brain organisation which may make your brain work better.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Stimulating the brain blunts cigarette craving

Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable deaths globally. Unfortunately smoking cessation is difficult, with more than 90% of attempts to quit resulting in relapse.

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