Monday, April 14, 2014

Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) is a form of brain stimulation therapy. It uses magnetic pulses instead of electricity to activate parts of the brain. Developed in 1985, rTMS has been studied as a possible therapy for depression. It may also be applied for other neurological and psychological disorders, such as Parkinson’s disease, stroketinnitusobsessive-compulsive disorder, and dystonia. In 2008, the U.S. Food and Drug Association approved rTMS as a treatment for patients with major depression who do not respond to antidepressants.
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Friday, April 11, 2014

Dynamic Brain Training

The purpose of this paper is to describe technical and theoretical aspects of Brainwave Optimization™, also known as High-resolution, Relational, Resonance-based Electroencephalic Mirroring™ (HIRREM™). HIRREM is an innovative, non-invasive approach to facilitating greater self-regulatory capacity for, by and through the human brain. The approach may be conceived as a high-resolution electronic mirror that reflects the brain’s activity back to itself in real-time. But rather than use light to reflect the brain’s changing visual appearance, as with a conventional household mirror, the technology instead uses sound to reflect the brain’s changing pattern of frequency-specific electrical activity.
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Healthy Cholesterol Levels In A Cuppa…

This one will go down well with all the tea-lovers out there. Now you can add one more reason to put the kettle on and make a brew… turns out that drinking Earl Grey tea could be as effective as statins to help control your cholesterol levels, but without the drug’s notorious side effects.
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Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Irish Cabinet agrees universal health plans

Minister for health Dr J Reilly
The Government has agreed in principle to the introduction of universal health insurance by 2019 on condition it does not involve any additional costs to the exchequer.
Universal health insurance – which has been championed by Minister for Health James Reilly – would involve a radical reform to the way the Irish health service is structured and funded

Athlone IT Nursing & Health Science Building