19 Feb '11, 12pm

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Electrode therapy aids severe compulsive disorder 4:52 PM WASHINGTON - THE use of brain surgery to treat psychiatric disorders has long been controversial, but new technologies are emerging that can help people with severe illnesses, scientists said on Friday. The field has come a long way since the horrors of the frontal lobotomy and electroshock therapy seen last century, but experts urge caution because they are still learning how these deep brain stimulation (DBS) therapies work. New Facebook status options applauded by gay users 4:21 PM NEW YORK - JAY Lassiter is no longer 'in a relationship'. Let's clarify that: Lassiter, a media adviser for political campaigns who lives in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, is still with his partner of nearly eight years, Greg Lehmkuho. But since Thursday, when Facebook expanded its romantic-status options, Mr Lassiter's profile there echoes ...

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