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transcranial

/trans·cra·ni·al/ (-kra´ne-al) performed through the cranium.
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The University of Wisconsin-Madison, hereinafter referred to as the "University", through its Purchasing Services Department, hereinafter referred to as "Purchasing," on behalf of the Kinesiology Department, requests bids for the purchase of a Two Channel Transcranial Doppler System (TCD)
Efficacy and Safety of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in the Acute Treatment of Major Depression: A Multisite Randomized Controlled Trial.
There is increasing evidence to suggest that neurostimulation techniques, including hypothalamic deep brain stimulation, TMS, transcranial direct current stimulation and occipital nerve stimulation, can be considered promising tools in the management of primary headache disorders such as cluster headache (16).
Twenty-eight severely affected patients participated in this prospective, open-label study of single-pulse transcranial magnetic stimulation (sTMS).
These devices provide transcranial direct current stimulation -- the best-known form of tES -- and are in some cases available online for less than $200.
Over the course of its 25 years in the neuroscience industry, Magstim has been a pivotal tool in the advances of transcranial magnetic stimulation for researchers across the globe.
At the end of the five days the volunteers given transcranial magnetic stimulation were scoring, on average, 30% better in tests of memory than they had before.
Binary coded words have been transmitted via internet from an emitter's brain located in India and equipped with an EEG cap allowing the real-time analysis of signals from cerebral activity, into a receptor's brain located in Strasbourg, who was stimulated by a robotized Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation system, triggering or not phosphenes (flashes of light), for de-coding the message.
Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation is a rapidly developing technique for the investigation of brain function, and several studies have been performed focusing on the use of rTMS to obtain clinical gains in neuropsychiatric diseases, such as major depression, Parkinson's disease, and epilepsy.
In results from a study published in the Journal of Neuroscience, researchers from The University of Western Australia and the UniversitEa Pierre et Marie Curie in France demonstrated that weak sequential electromagnetic pulses (repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation -- or rTMS) on mice can shift abnormal neural connections to more normal locations.
Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) depolarizes neurons through a potent, relatively focal, electromagnetic field that is generated beneath a coil positioned over the patient's scalp.
ISLAMABAD -- A single 15-minute session of high frequency transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) over the prefrontal cortex temporarily reduced cue-induced smoking craving in nicotine-dependent individuals, a new study has shown.

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