Tuesday, March 22, 2005

Mental Health: A Magnetic Alternative to Drugs

Sympatico / MSN - Partner contentMove over Prozac; here comes transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS). In just five years, this new therapy could be a first line treatment for some types of depression.

At least that's the prediction of Dr. Gary Hasey, director of the TMS laboratory at St. Joseph's Healthcare and associate professor in the department of psychiatry and behavioural neurosciences at McMaster University in Hamilton.

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