Depression

SciTech Now Episode 242

In this episode of SciTech Now, an underwater drone that explores environmental oceanic conditions; bringing bots into our everyday lives; learning about Menlo Park’s legendary inventor, Thomas Edison; a holistic treatment for depression; and a library that is about more than just books.

Treating depression without pharmaceuticals

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, or TMS, is a FDA-approved treatment for depression that is an alternative to pharmaceuticals. Patients of the Healing House in Downtown Orlando are treated with magnetic pulses to help manage their depression by regulating the neural activity of the brain.

Finding the secret to happiness on our smartphones?

When so much of what we want and need can be procured on our computers, tablets and smartphones, perhaps it comes as little surprise that we’re entering an age of happiness apps.  And no, I’m not referring to Seamless, the food delivery app, or Tinder, arguably its equal in the realm of online dating.  Sharing […]