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rTMS

rTMS is an acronmym for repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation, a procedure that uses magnetic fields to stimulate nerve cells in the brain.

Rubella

Maternal rubella infection in the first eight to ten weeks of pregnancy results in foetal damage in up to 90% of infants.

Rubifen

Rubifen is a brand name for methylphenidate, a type of stimulant medication, used to treat inattention and hyperactivity.

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