Moving right along with TMS (transcranial magnetic stimulation) treatments here’s a new study to take place. As you can read below Brainsway already has approval for a device to treat depression. I am guessing the treatment would be for severe obsessive-compulsive disorders as if the truth was known there’s a little bit of OCD in all of us at times:)
Brainsway Deep TMS (transcranial magnetic stimulation)Gets FDA Approval for the Treatment of Depression
This will be a double blind with some getting a fake treatment and the other half not. BD
JERUSALEM, Dec 19, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) -- Brainsway Ltd. (tase:BRIN) is pleased to announce that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") has approved an Investigational Device Exemption ("IDE") that allows the Company to begin implementing a double-blind, multi-center study to assess the efficacy of the its Deep TMS device in treating patients suffering from obsessive-compulsive disorder ("OCD").
The IDE approval was granted on the basis of the FDA's determination that this is a non-significant risk ("NSR") study. Accordingly, Brainsway intends to act quickly in order to initiate the study following receipt of the requisite Investigational Review Board ("IRB") approvals. Approximately 15 medical centers in the United States, Europe and Israel are expected to participate in the study, which will involve approximately 100 OCD patients. The trial subjects will be divided into two groups: a sham treatment group and a real stimulation treatment group.