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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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Vaccine Proven Effective As MS Treatment

By | Wed, 12/04/2013 - 17:05

Doctors effectively treated patients showing early symptoms of multiple sclerosis by using a vaccine that is based on a weakened form of bacteria.

Alex Rodriguez

A-Rod's Doctor, Michael Gross, 'Examines' MRI Without In-Person Consultation, Reprimanded For Medical Violations

By | Thu, 07/25/2013 - 15:57

A-Rod's doctor, Michael Gross, took a look at his MRI without seeing him in person. MLB investigates the relationship between the Yankees player and the reprimanded sports medicine physician.

MRI Proves The Obvious: Exercise Reduces Fat Deposits, Benefits Diabetes Patients

By | Tue, 06/25/2013 - 07:39

A new study settles debates and demonstrates that moderate-intensity exercise reduces fat stored around the heart and other organs.

Heading a Soccer Ball Could Have Long-Term Effects of Brain Damage

Heading A Soccer Ball Could Result In Long-Term Brain Damage

By | Tue, 06/11/2013 - 19:38

Two recent studies have shown the long-term effects of heading soccer balls on the brain's cognitive abilities, and they're not good.

Bipolar Disorder Diagnosis May Soon Include MRI Test

Bipolar Disorder Diagnosis May Soon Include MRI Brain Scan Test

By | Wed, 06/05/2013 - 19:13

MRI brain scans work as reliable bipolar disorder tests, according to a new study.

Post-Mortem MRI Scans Babies Autopsies

Post-Mortem MRI Scans for Babies Match Accuracy of Invasive Autopsies

By | Wed, 05/15/2013 - 22:39

Post-mortem MRI scanning might make grieving parents more likely to agree to autopsies. A new study finds that the method is as accurate in determining cause of death as invasive examinations.

Dyslexia Female Sex Differences - Dyslexic Women Brain Anatomy

Dyslexia Sex Differences: Female Brains Are Wired Differently

By | Wed, 05/08/2013 - 18:14

Previous neural models of dyslexia have focused heavily on male neuroanatomy, but a new study of the reading disability finds that the brains of dyslexic women are wired differently.

MRI of the Brain

Only One Concussion Can Cause Lasting Damage

By | Tue, 03/12/2013 - 13:44

By using MRI scans to compare patients' brains, researchers saw that even one concussion can cause issues that have long-term effects.

brain scan, right and left hemisphere

MRI Takes the Sting Out of Painful Screening Tests: Brain Scans Alone Can Distinguish Between Dementia Types

By | Thu, 12/27/2012 - 11:09

MRI scans can be used to accurately distinguish different types of dementia without the use of invasive screening tests like a lumbar puncture.

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Should Breast Cancer Patients Skip the Pre-op MRI?

By | Sat, 12/08/2012 - 15:20

A new review of existing evidence suggests that using magnetic resonance imaging to "stage" a woman's breast cancer before surgery might do more harm than good.

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MRI Video Exposes Twins Fighting in Mother's Womb

By | Mon, 12/03/2012 - 13:35

A remarkable new video shows that for twins, sibling rivalry may start even before they are born.