Tag Archives: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)

Non-Pharmacological Treatments for Lewy Body Dementia (Psychological Medicine / International Psychogeriatrics)

Summary Lewy Body Dementia (dementia with Lewy bodies and Parkinson’s Disease Dementia) involves visual hallucinations, fluctuating cognition / attention, motor disturbances, falls, and extreme sensitivity to antipsychotics. Caution in the use of pharmacological treatments such as antipsychotics is advised in … Continue reading

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Routine Soccer Heading Diminishes Memory Capacity in the Short-Term? (BBC News / EBioMedicine)

Summary Researchers at the University of Stirling have been able to demonstrate that heading a football twenty times during routine soccer practice can result in impaired cognition and memory; with performance being reduced by 41% – 67%, albeit with these … Continue reading

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NeuroAD™ for Mild and Moderate Alzheimer’s Disease (NIHR)

Summary This briefing from the NIHR Horizon Scanning Centre outlines the principles and purpose of the NeuroAD™ system, from Neuronix. NeuroAD™ is a non-invasive treatment for patients with mild and moderate Alzheimer’s Disease. which combines focused transcranial magnetic stimulation of … Continue reading

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TMS-EEG Response Characteristics (Future Directions in the Diagnosis and Assessment of Dementia?)

Abstract The authors of this article suggest that the combination of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) and electroencephalography (EEG) may be used to identify distinct differences in Alzheimer’s Disease and MCI patients. They found that the TMS-EEG response P30 amplitude correlates … Continue reading

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