Tag Archives: Stimulation

Tackling our love affair with booze — from deep brain stimulation to ‘Dry January’

The worst part was the noise and vibration of the drill burrowing into his skull. But Frank Plummer’s main worry, after undergoing deep brain stimulation for alcohol use disorder, “was whether or not my hair would grow back.” It did. So did his joy for life. The former scientific director of Canada’s national microbiology laboratory… Read More »

Unlocking Human Potential Through Brain Stimulation: Halo Sport 2

Making an impact within the consumer space with its first brain stimulator, Halo Neuroscience recently launched its fully upgraded Halo Sport 2 at a price point that makes neurostimulation even more accessible.  Their first product, Halo Sport, was originally released at CES 2017, which earned them a Fast Company Award for “Most Innovative Companies” in Fitness.… Read More »

Major Depression Treated with Transcranial Alternating Current Brain Stimulation

March 12th, 2019 Editors Psychiatry, Rehab There are implantable devices out there that are very effective at treating depression in a lot of patients. These look like pacemakers and they have electrical leads stretching out, usually, to the vagus nerve, and there are transcranial direct stimulation devices with electrodes placed directly onto the brain. Of… Read More »