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Ect Treatment for Depression: Tms vs. Ect

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) are two types of procedures use to treat depression. While both have proven to be effective in their treatment, there are significant differences in how these two procedures function. Electroconvulsive Therapy Originally introduced in the 1930s, ECT has come a long way in terms of effectiveness and safety as a medical procedure. Mental conditions in which ECT has been successful in treating include catatonia as well as severe and treatment-resistant mood disorders. ECT has also been used as a last resort for treating obsessive compulsive disorder, Parkinson’s disease and Tourette syndrome among others. Read more... ...

Heart/Stroke Association Honors UR Medicine for Highest Quality Care

...  Association Honors UR Medicine for Highest Quality Care Early treatment is proven to preserve brain function and enhance recovery for each patient,” said neurologist Curtis Benesch, M.D., M.P.H., medical director of the UR Medicine Comprehensive Stroke Center. The AHA/ASA presented its Heart Failure Gold … Read more on University of Rochester Newsroom HEALTH BRIEFS: Doctor leads health talk, walk The topic will be medication safety-drug interactions and will be presented by registered pharmacists from Franciscan St. Margaret Health hospital in Hammond. … Both sessions will be at Porter's Education & Rehabilitation Center, 1401 Calumet Ave … Read more on ...

Across America, Attacks on Pregnant Women's Rights on the Rise

Across America, Attacks on Pregnant Women's Rights On the Rise In July 2013, Alicia Beltran was arrested, shackled and confined by court order to a drug treatment center for 78 days after she refused a doctor's orders to take an opiate blocker. Beltran had … Arrests, forced bedrest, compelled cesarean operations … Read more on San Diego Free Press Sources: FBI reviewing secret recording from Novi judge's chambers “It's the lawyer's job to represent the client,” said professor Steven Lubet, who teaches legal ethics at Northwestern University. “A judge should not be taking sides and certainly lenient treatment in a sentence should not be dependent on giving up a … Read more on Detroit Free Press Read more... ...

Prescriptions for a Healthy Life

Prescriptions for a Healthy Life Mary Ann: Recent studies indicate that 65 percent of depressed people complain of significant and often debilitating pain that frequently takes center stage of what they present to the treating clinician. Mental health clinicians struggle with the … Read more on The Hamden Journal David, Goliath Team Up in Battle to Cure Rare Diseases The treatments for more common ailments like asthma, diabetes, and depression are well known and often very lucrative for pharmaceutical companies. But for the more rare diseases like myeloma or DMD, it's sometimes more difficult to fast-track the … Read more on Fox Business Read more... ...

Why Do I Have High Cholestorol and How to Lower It?

Question by Nolan: Why do i have high cholestorol and how to lower it? I’m 16 years old and a type 1 diabetic. I’m in good shape and at the proper weight. I exercise daily, run track, and play basketball but recently has bloodwork done and got the results today. It says I have slightly elevated cholesterol which I don’t understand how that can be since I’m in good shape. Is it possible to get high cholesterol regardless of the shape your in? Please help Best answer: Read more... ...

Sanctuary to Close Drug & Alcohol Program April 1

...  to close drug & alcohol program April 1 – The organization was founded in November 1971 and has grown into one of the region’s leading non-profit human service providers. After more than four decades…   For Heroin Treatment, Testing A New Drug And 'Peddling Hope' For years, the jail's medical director, Steve Descoteaux, and his team would help inmates detox, get health insurance and counseling, connect them to a recovery program, and set up a treatment appointment for the day of their release. “Just about all … Read more on WBUR Read ...

Brooklyn's Community Board 6 in Red Hook Gives OK to High-End Rehab Center

...  Community Board 6 in Red Hook gives OK to high-end rehab center Community Board 6 OK'd a request by the Urban Recovery House, a for-profit rehab center, to open a luxury 30-bed inpatient treatment facility on an industrial stretch of Beard St. within the next two years. The vote, which was 24-9, enables the … Read more on New York Daily News Janss, Dr. William In 1984, he was appointed Medical Director of the Inpatient Alcohol and Drug Treatment Center at St. Martins for seven years. Dr. Bill was devoted to his patients and medical practice. He would often take some or all of his six children on hospital … Read more on Rapid City Journal Tags: treatment center, rapid city journal, drug treatment, rapid city, new york daily news ...