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New approach to treat depression could be a game changer

Researchers at Stanford University have tweaked a long-used technique to treat people with severe depression. The transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) delivers pulses to the brain and speeds up the treatment.

As Lesley McClurg of KQED reports, 80% of the study patients have gone into remission.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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