Posts tagged depression
tACS is being studied for targeting alpha oscillations in patients with MDD

In patients with major depressive disorder (MDD), abnormal, elevated oscillating activity of the alpha frequency brain waves have been observed—mostly located in the left frontal regions of the brain. This increased alpha oscillation strength in depressed patients have been correlated with a state of low neuronal activity

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Deep brain stimulation improves mood in depression patients

In a recent sham controlled study with 25 participants, depression patients were given deep brain stimulation (DBS) on their lateral orbitofrontal cortex (lateral OFC), and reported positive changes in mood immediately, compared to sham sessions.  

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Swedish health tech startup aims to treat depression with new medical grade headset

With the rise in popularity of tDCS use at home, comes the promise of countless new start-ups looking to develop the next revolutionary treatment for depression; Swedish health tech startup Flow Neuroscience, aims to do just that.

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