Other research has shown zapping the brain to stimulate the frontal regions, using a noninvasive technique called transcranial magnetic stimulation, or TMS, can improve the connection between the frontal regions and the amygdala. The TMS device is an electromagnetic coil that is placed over the skull and can boost or lower the activity in a targeted brain region. The effect is temporary and reversible, but thanks to brain’s plasticity, repeated stimulation can lead to lasting changes in neuronal activity. In 2008, TMS was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as a treatment for some forms of depression. … [Read more...] about Can This Brain Magnet Treat PTSD?
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The New York Times reported Sunday evening that Bolton writes in the manuscript of "The Room Where It Happened" about an August meeting with Trump in which the president said he wanted to continue a freeze on nearly $400 million in security aid for Ukraine until the government there agreed to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and other Democrats. … [Read more...] about Title, release date revealed for Bolton memoir
— #MediaBuzz (@MediaBuzzFNC) January 26, 2020Grisham continued to defend the president saying she disagrees with the claims that his tweet calling out Rep. Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffWhite House spokesperson: Media's 'obsession' with impeachment 'won't let up' Trump rips Chuck Todd for 'softball' Schiff interview Democrats, Republicans tussle over witnesses as vote approaches MORE (D-Calif.) was a threat. Trump tweeted that the head House impeachment manager “not paid the price, yet” for pushing impeachment. … [Read more...] about White House spokesperson: Media’s ‘obsession’ with impeachment ‘won’t let up’
Still, it didn’t take long for Green to miss basketball. He served as an assistant for the Clippers’ 2016 summer-league team and reportedly was set to join the organization as a player-development coach. Then Green received a call from Kerr, who offered him the chance to help coach the Warriors. … [Read more...] about Willie Green relishes opportunity as Warriors’ player-development coach
Drugs and soldiers have a long, close and very sad relationship. In the Vietnam War, for example, up to 20% of returning soldiers had developed a drug problem during their time overseas. Easy availability and participation in a dizzying war made use irresistible to many. Generally, the addiction was to street drugs – cheap, pure and plentiful in Asia – which, as so many discovered, lead to nothing but legal and medical trouble back in the States.There is, therefore, a strange logic in the notion that psychedelics might be beneficial for war-related psychiatric distress. After all, the grand-daddy (a young grandfather, at that) of all synthetic psychedelics, LSD, was used extensively in the 1960s by the CIA and U.S. military to explore new frontiers in truth and brain control right out of bad sci-fi pulp novels. Indeed, the various schemes of the golden age of the CIA, now declassified, seem to be providing Hollywood with some of their best scripts: Argo, Men Who Stare at … [Read more...] about Ecstasy to Treat PTSD? Not so Fast