BBC News - Depression treatment technique uses new helmet therapy

A helmet that delivers electro-magnetic impulses to the brain has shown promise in treating people with depression, according to Danish researchers.
About 30% of those with the condition fail to respond to medication or psychological counselling.
The new device targets malfunctioning blood cells in the brain.
In clinical trials two-thirds who used it reported that their symptoms had disappeared, and improvements in mood were noticeable within a week.
The helmet was tested on 65 patients with treatment-resistant depression in Denmark and New Zealand.

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