New headband treats depression with electric currents

Posted in Medicine on 19th Jun, 2017
by Alex Muller

Inactivity in the frontal lobe is linked with depression -- South Korean startup Ybrain hopes some light jolts can help those in need.

Clinical Review: Psilocybin therapy could be significantly better than current psychiatric treatments

Posted in Medicine on 14th May, 2017
by Alex Muller

Psilocybin is the primary mind-altering substance in magic mushrooms.

Ketamine depression treatment 'should be rolled out'

Posted in Medicine on 6th Apr, 2017
by Alex Muller

Doctors trialling the use of ketamine to treat depression are calling for the treatment to be rolled out.

Brain science startup NeuroQore hopes its magnets will cure depression and anxiety

Posted in Medicine on 10th Feb, 2017
by Alex Muller

NeuroQore wants to shoot magnetic pulses into your brain to try to treat mental disorders such as anxiety and depression.

New chemical front found in battle against anxiety

Posted in Science on 20th Jan, 2017
by Alex Muller

According to the National Institutes for Mental Health, anxiety disorders affect over 18 percent of the population in the United States alone.