Friday, April 11, 2008

Medical Magnetism

The Baltimore Sun has an article on TMS for depression and migraines online today. It starts with the usual TMS success story: someone with treatment resistant depression at the end of their rope is save by enrolling in a trial of TMS.
TMS seems to creeping into the common media. Maybe it is this way with anything cutting edge; at first the claims are too good to be true "Magnets cure everything!". Then they dig a little deeper into the medical literature, interview a few experts, local media picks up a few more success stories and WHAMMO! You have a critical mass of awareness. Is the wave starting to form?