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Deep brain stimulation successful for treatment of severely depressive patient by Kathy J. Patient Expert Posted Sat 09 Jan 2010 4:05am Neurosurgeons in Heidelberg perform the world’s first operation on the “habenula” to treat depression/ Cooperation with psychiatrists from the Central Institute of Mental Health in Mannheim Source: Heidelberg University Hospital. The habenula is a tiny double structure in the diencephalon. For stimulation two electrodes are implante ... Read on »
Brain pacemaker stimulates habenula to reverse severe depression by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Sun 10 Jan 2010 12:00am Published January 10th, 2010 in , , , , , , Uni-Heidelberg.de - While no one is yet advocating deep brain pacemakers for the treatment of depression, this recent clinical finding is interesting for anyone concerned with the suffering caused by ... Read on »
E.M.S. And Sports Injury Rehabilitation by Healthy Living .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 28 Oct 2008 3:04am by Amy Nutt It has long been known that electronic muscle stimulators are effective in rehab environments. When a person has a muscle tear or other muscle injury, the low-level electrical current of electronic muscle stimulators stimulates the muscle. This stimulation is just enough to initiate repair of the muscle. It is very important for th ... Read on »
Tiny Nerve Stimulator Implants Use RFID Tech by Al Fin .. Patient Expert Posted Fri 15 May 2009 11:26pm These tiny implantable nerve stimulators are meant to stimulate peripheral nerves to treat chronic pain and other neurological disorders. But eventually, devices this small -- or smaller -- will fit near or within the brain, to deliver tiny currents of healing and eventually pleasure. Like some cochlear implants and other medical devices, the i ... Read on »
Letter to Industry about Import Entry Review Process by FDA Posted Thu 24 Mar 2011 12:00am Dear Official Correspondent/United States Agent, The United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA), Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), is increasingly concerned with the number of imported medical devices that do not have sufficient entry data to allow the USFDA to make a prompt admissibility decis ... Read on »
I’m so Knotty by Jill Will Run Posted Fri 15 Nov 2013 3:05pm This post ( I’m so Knotty ) was published on Jill Will Run by Jill I have chronically knotted up neck/shoulders/upper back. Whenever I get a massage, the therapist usually marvels at how bad it is. I even had one masseuse tell me that I needed about 12 hours of massage with therapists tapping in and out to even begin breaking up those thing ... Read on »
The Tongue – Illuminated Nerve Endings by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 24 Mar 2009 3:57pm Interesting technology here to illuminate the tongue and see where all the nerve ending are located, so now we can see where and how many we have and maybe next they can figure out how to make some food maybe taste better (grin)?  BD  Shown here are the gustatory nerves that populate the tongue. Scientists created the image by superimposing ... Read on »
Consumer Information on: NovoTTF-100A System - P100034 by FDA Posted Fri 06 May 2011 12:00am This is a brief overview of information related to FDA’s approval to market this product. See the links below to the Summary of Safety and Effectiveness Data (SSED) and product labeling for more complete information on this product, its indications for use, and the basis for FDA’s approval. Product Name: NovoTTF-100A S ... Read on »
New Study Finds Ankle Neuromodulation Effective For Refractory Overactive Bladder by Jill O. Patient ExpertHealth Impact Award Posted Thu 17 Apr 2014 3:17am The use of neuromodulation , aka the delivery of a mild electronic pulse to nerves of the bladder, has been used for more than two decades for the treatment of frequency and urgency. There are, however, two consistent methods for performing neuromodulation. Sacral nerve stimulation, developed by Dr. Richard Schmidt at UCSF in the late 198 ... Read on »
Guidance for Industry and FDA Staff - Class II Special Controls Guidance Document: Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation by FDA Posted Tue 26 Jul 2011 12:00am Document issued on: July 26, 2011 For questions regarding this document contact Ann H. Costello Ph.D., D.M.D . at 301-796-6493 or by email at ann.costello@fda.hhs.gov . U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Food and Drug Administration Center for Devices and Radiological Health Office of De ... Read on »