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Brain and Mental Performance

Two Minutes Of Magnetic Stimulation Can Change Your Brain For An Hour

13 years, 7 months ago

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Posted on Jan 27, 2005, 4 a.m. By Bill Freeman

A couple of minutes is all it takes to 'knock out' bits of your brain for an hour, according to a new study by a University College London (UCL) team. The team have been working on ways to improve a method known as transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) and are now using their adapted version of TMS to investigate possible treatments for stroke patients or those with Parkinson's disease.
A couple of minutes is all it takes to 'knock out' bits of your brain for an hour, according to a new study by a University College London (UCL) team. The team have been working on ways to improve a method known as transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) and are now using their adapted version of TMS to investigate possible treatments for stroke patients or those with Parkinson's disease.
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2005/01/050125084105.htm

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