Wednesday, August 31, 2005

Vagal Nerve Stimulation for Treatment-Resistant Depression

Via Eureka Alert:

VNS Therapy for Treatment-Resistant Depression Proves Effective for Some Patients

DALLAS – Aug. 31, 2005 – Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) therapy, a treatment recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration for treatment-resistant depression, produced a positive response in more than 25 percent of patients in a national, yearlong study led by UT Southwestern Medical Center psychiatrists. Sixteen percent to 20 percent of the study group experienced total remission....Full Story

posted by Clay @ 8/31/2005 11:33:00 AM   1 comments


At 9:49 PM, Blogger Sam the Blogger said...

I will volunteer my services for a clinical trial to see if vagal nerve stimulators work to treat baldness too! They seem to be coming out with many indications for this, why not baldness?
We could get Bibb and a few of the other locals- and conduct the
NE-Ark. Trials.


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