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At-Home tDCS Trial (HomeDC) Prematurely Terminated Due to Skin Lesions & Safety Concerns (2023 Study)

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) is emerging as a promising home-based treatment for Major Depressive Disorder (MDD), offering a non-invasive, cost-effective, and scalable option for patients. This treatment modulates cortical excitability, potentially altering neuronal activity in the brain areas associated with depression. However, a recent randomized controlled trial (RCT), the HomeDC trial, aimed at investigating …

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Olibanum Gum Ineffective for Mild-to-Moderate Alzheimers Disease (2023 Study)

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative disorder characterized by cognitive decline, significantly impacting the elderly. A recent clinical trial investigated the memory-improving potential of Olibanum, a traditional herbal remedy, in AD patients. Highlights: Alzheimer’s disease is a leading cause of dementia, characterized by memory loss and cognitive impairment. Olibanum, also known as Frankincense, has a …

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