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Metal And MRI Machines Don't Get Along [VIDEO]

By | Sat, 10/11/2014 - 11:26

The pull of an MRI machine's magnets can be dangerous, and even fatal. A group of scientists made a video that shows why.

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Eating Magnets a Growing Danger: What to Do If Your Child Swallows Them? [VIDEO]

By | Mon, 03/11/2013 - 22:51

Injuries from swallowing magnets are on the rise, and can cause life-threatening intestinal perforations when they stick in the gut – researchers stress that neodymium ball magnets are not children’s toys.

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Magnetic Coils May Reverse Progression of Alzheimer's Disease

By | Mon, 10/29/2012 - 14:05

Researchers believe that magnets could be used to boost the brain and ward off symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.

Magnets Can Cause Cancer Cells to "Self-Destruct"

By | Mon, 10/08/2012 - 15:59

Scientists have created magnets that trigger tumors to 'self-destruct' in a breakthrough that could revolutionize cancer therapy.