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Diagnosis of Low Back Pain – Ways to Get Ride It

A herniated disc, people often complain of shooting, stabbing pain at the base of the spine. It’s a pain to which no therapy – from steroids and painkillers before surgery – can not cope. 6 more words

Experimental UC Davis Therapy Treats Depression With Magnets To Head

DAVIS (CBS13) — Scientists are working on a way to essentially rewire a brain to treat a number of disorders.

Deep transcranial magnetic stimulation sends magnetic waves through your brain, targeting areas that cause problems such as obesity, obsessive-compulsive disorder and bipolar disorder. 304 more words

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Transcranial magnetic Stimulation, improves memory. Maybe.

A recent paper, in the prestigious journal Science, reports that transcranial magnetic stimulation may improve memory. Unfortunately, the article is behind a pay wall so I am unable to present a critical analysis. 201 more words

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Remind me again why aerobic exercise is good for my brain (and mood, and thinking)...

There are lots of reasons why regular aerobic exercise is good for the brain – the effects of exercise on brain volume, cognition and mood are profound and enduring. 616 more words

Eric Hagerbrant Answers Frequently Asked Questions About MRI Scans

Question: What is an MRI scan?

Eric Hagerbrant: MRI stands for Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Employing radio waves and a large magnet, the scan creates an image of the body’s organs and internal structures. 167 more words

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