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From: Peter Langston <psl>
Date: Sun, 26 Mar 100 09:52:56 -0800
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Subject: Magnets?

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From: "Juliet Barrera"

Got this from the San Francisco Examiner....

Schizophrenics who hear voices could gain some relief from magnetic
stimulation of the brain, preliminary research suggests.
A study outlined this week in The Lancet medical journal found that when
patients were given magnetic therapy on the part of the brain responsible
for the perception of speech, they experienced less frequent and quieter
vocal hallucinations than when they had a fake treatment that felt the
same.  If confirmed in subsequent studies, the findings may advance
understanding of how the hallucinations occur and how they can be curtailed.

And we all thought they were silly for wearing metal hats to keep out the


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