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New form of ECT is as effective as older types but without cognitive side effects

Philadelphia, PA, May 27, 2008 - In a study appearing in the new issue of BRAIN STIMULATION, scientists report that a new form of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is just as effective as older forms in treating depression but without any of the cognitive side effects found in the older forms. In t...

Ibuprofen weakens aspirin's effect

Many heart patients regularly take aspirin because it thins the blood and prevents the clots that cause heart attacks. Ibuprofen belongs to a widely used class of pain relievers known as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.// Ibuprofen is widely used for arthritis and other aches and pains. The po...

Antidepressants aid electroconvulsive therapy in treating severe depression

... depression and causes less memory loss than using ect alone, according to a new study by researchers at ... could alleviate one of the primary concerns about ect that it causes memory loss, said W. Vaughn McCall...chives of General Psychiatry , published today. ect uses an electrical stimulus to the brain to induce...

New Book Highlights Human Cost of FDA's Failure to Investigate Medical Devices

...ecent decision to call on the manufacturers of the ect device - and all high-risk Class III medical devic...Andre said. The FDA has known since 1979 that ect poses serious risks, including brain damage and pe...studies and for a consent form informing potential ect patients of the known risks of ECT, and offered th...

.decimal, Inc. Gains 510k Clearance from the FDA to Market its p.d(TM) Software for Bolus Electron Conformal Therapy in the United States

...ent-specific electron therapy. Treating with bolus ect will be available to users of all three of the maj...s, as well as the sole software provider for bolus ect planning. Richard Sweat, President and CEO o...tron treatment available in the world." Bolus ect can create favorable dose distributions for certai...

Public Health Laboratories To Assume Primary Responsibility for Confirmatory Testing of Swine Flu

...m s and publ ic policy, APHL strives to provide public heal t h laboratories with the resources and in fr astructure needed to pro t ect the health of U.S. residents and to prevent and control disease globally. ...

Emisstar Completes 2-Year Emission Control Technology Showcase

...ent and outreach coordination between stakeholder groups. To achieve the emissions reductions at the project site, Emisstar worked with 16 potential ect manufacturers and completed analyses to verify the suitability of each technology for each piece of equipment. A total of 25 machines were retrofitted...

ESF's EMRC strengthens training course on clinical trials management

... would yield meaningful results. Patients are currently being recruited to the studies and the meeting heard that recruitment is on target. The two ect projects are proving crucial in laying the foundations for subsequent international trials: ESFs membership organisation for medical research councils...

Despite Being Effective Electroconvulsive Therapy is Underused for Severe Depression

... Dr. Taylor reviews the history and current use of ect for depression and other psychiatric disorders, ma...ld cure mental illness contributed to a decline in ect use in the ensuing decades," Dr. Taylor writes. Ne...t does not improve with other drugs or treatments, ect produces a response rate of up to 55 percent. Rece...

Vagal Nerve Stimulation Works To Treat Severe Depression

...d unexpected action in the prefrontal cortex of the brain that is similar to brain activity in depressed patients immediately after they have received ect and before its effect wears off. ‘No one knows exactly how vagal nerve stimulation works. This suggests that one way in which it works may paralle...

Strong Magnetic Stimulation Can Help Treating Severe Depression

...tro-shock therapy. Electro-Shock Therapy or ect is a dreaded therapy used as a last resort to trea... after therapy and requires general anesthesia. In ect the doctors pass electrical impulses through the p...s and steers the psychomotor reflexes of a person. ect has a bad image. Movies like 'One Flew Over the C...
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