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Archives for May, 2010

Another rTMS Update

Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) is  a treatment for major depression.  It was approved (PDF) by the FDA in 2008.  However, it has remained somewhat of a niche treatment.  Some providers remain unimpressed by studies of efficacy.  One problem is that most of the studies have been sponsored by the industry.  Often, the studies have…

I Just Noticed

I just noticed this: the average workweek in the USA has declined to 34.1 hours (see the BLS report: Employment Situation Summary).   Last year, the average television viewing time increased to 151 hours per month, or 5.03 hours per day in a 30-day month, which comes out to  35.23 hours per week.  We now spend…