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Aug 17, 2018, 10:03 ET FDA permits marketing of transcranial magnetic stimulation for treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder

SILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration permitted marketing of the Brainsway Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation System for treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). "Transcranial magnetic stimulation has shown its potential to help patients suffering from depression and headaches," said Carlos Peña, Ph.D., M.S., director of the...

Aug 17, 2018, 10:00 ET The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. Increased in July

NEW YORK, Aug. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. increased 0.6 percent in July to 110.7 (2016 = 100), following a 0.5 percent increase in June,...

Aug 17, 2018, 09:04 ET Call for Code campaign tops Social Voice of 610 Million People in support of Natural Disaster Preparedness & Relief

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Call for Code Global Initiative, created by leading philanthropic producer David Clark, CEO of David Clark Cause and powered by multinational technology ...

Aug 17, 2018, 08:30 ET Critically Ill Children of Active Military Families Find Comfort and Healing through Believe In Tomorrow Foundation's Military Family Initiative

BALTIMORE, Aug. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- They come from Portsmouth Naval Hospital in Virginia, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Maryland, Naval Hospital Jacksonville in Florida, and...

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Jun 29, 2018, 07:47 ET Wolf-PAC spends nearly $50,000 in Maryland State Senate Race

BALTIMORE, June 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Antonio Hayes, who just defeated Barbara Robinson in the district 40 primary election for state senate, received support from Wolf-PAC, a political...

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