Magnetic Pulse Treatment Targets Depression

Transcranial magnetic stimulation, under investigation as a potential treatment for depression, sends a magnetic pulse to stimulate the brain. Keith Seinfeld of member station KPLU in Seattle reports on the experiences of a woman named Georgia, who is among hundreds who have agreed to try the device.



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