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 Magnetic Brain Stimulation for Cocaine Addiction, Multiple Sclerosis?

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Date posted: 29/04/2009

Brainsway Inc., a Jerusalem, Israel firm that develops deep transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) machines, has announced receiving approval from the US National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to conduct a trial of its product to test whether the system can be used to treat cocaine addicted patients. Additionally, the company plans to test its device in a Berlin hospital as a treatment option for people with symptomatic multiple sclerosis.

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