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Stanford Scientists say Brain Magnets can relieve depression
30/10/2021 09:55 PM | Click to read full article
In a study published on Friday, the researchers found that nearly 80 percent of patients had experienced remission of their depression after the procedure, which is called Stanford neuromodulation therapy (SNT).
The technique is a modified form of transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) and works by delivering high doses of magnetic pulses into a patient’s brain with a device containing magnetic coils placed outside of their skull.