Two Minutes Of Magnetic Stimulation Can Change Your Brain For An Hour13 years, 11 months ago
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.