Imaging Device Health News

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Eating Feeds 'Feel Good' Hormones in the Brain

Overstimulation of this system could play a role in obesity, researchers say

8/16/2017
Pricey Wines Can Trick Your Brain

Are you responding to cost rather than quality?

8/8/2017
Can Scans Predict Some Autism Cases?

When the disorder is caused by a certain genetic defect, MRI may spot brain abnormalities, researchers say

8/3/2017
Combined MRI Might Help Predict Brain Damage in Boxers

Pro fighters, like football players, are at risk of mental impairment

7/26/2017
Noninvasive Brain Test May Pinpoint Type of Dementia

In small study, electrical currents helped distinguish Alzheimer's from another form of brain trouble

7/20/2017
Scans May Show Consciousness in 'Comatose' Patients

Bedside exams often miss subtle signs that patient is 'awake,' study says

7/12/2017
CT Scans Might Help Gauge Heart Attack Risk

Researchers aim to identify vulnerable patients before damage becomes irreversible

7/11/2017
Easier Colon Exam Boosts Screening, But Insurers May Not Pay

People with coverage for virtual colonoscopy are more likely to get tested for colon cancer, study finds

5/18/2017
Brain Scans Spot Where Fear and Anxiety Live

Unusually large 'striatum' is linked to inability to cope with uncertainty, research shows

3/27/2017
Is MRI the 'Mammography' of Prostate Cancer Screening?

Scanning might reduce unneeded biopsies and overtreatment, study suggests

3/22/2017
Brain 'Rewires' to Work Around Early-Life Blindness

These differences appear to boost hearing, smell and touch, researchers say

3/20/2017
Blood Test May Spot Lung Cancer's Return, Even Before Scans

Small study finds the new technique beats CT and PET scans by around 6 months

2/28/2017
Diagnostic Mammograms Find More Cancers, and More False-Positives

Digital technology leads to 'marked improvement' in detection rates, radiology expert says

2/16/2017
Imaging Study Confirms Brain Differences in People With ADHD

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity should be considered a brain disorder, researchers say

1/31/2017
Brain Scans Let 'Locked-In' ALS Patients Communicate

Correct responses were provided to more than 70 percent of yes-or-no questions, researchers say

1/31/2017
Brain Scans May Shed Light on Bipolar Disorder-Suicide Risk

Almost half of those with the disorder attempt suicide and up to 20 percent succeed

1/11/2017
Can Brain Scans Help Doctors Navigate Epilepsy Surgery?

Imaging offers less invasive way to protect regions involved in language and memory, researchers say

1/9/2017
Scans Hint at Running's Brain Benefits, Even When Young

Researchers suggest that an early boost in mind health may help people stay sharp as they age

12/21/2016
'Groundbreaking' Research Offers Clues to Cause of Dyslexia

Brain scans revealed that those with the reading disorder showed less ability to 'adapt' to sensory information

12/15/2016
Pregnant Women Should Avoid Zika-Hit Texas Town: CDC

Advisory follows reports of 5 cases of local infection in Brownsville

12/9/2016
Florida Now Zika-Free: CDC

But Texas reporting 4 new cases of possible infections, near the Mexican border

12/5/2016
Scientists Discover More Clues to Stuttering

MRI shows involvement of brain areas controlling speech, attention and emotion

12/2/2016
Another Miami Neighborhood Now Zika-Free

Only one area in South Miami Beach still considered an active zone for local transmission of the virus, officials say

11/30/2016
First Case of Zika-Linked Glaucoma Diagnosed in Infant

Brazilian baby developed vision-threatening condition after being exposed to virus in womb

11/29/2016
Texas Reports 1st Likely Case of Local Zika Infection

Woman had no travel-related risk factors, CDC says

11/28/2016
Researchers Explore Way to Detect Brain Injury in NFL Players

The goal: to spot early signs of concussion-related head trauma

11/22/2016
Zika Babies May Look Normal at Birth, Display Brain Defects Later: CDC

Findings underscore need for continuing evaluation after prenatal exposure

11/22/2016
Imaging Studies Shed Light on Zika's Effects

Brazilian radiologists assess damage to adults, babies

11/8/2016
Brain Scans May Improve Dementia Diagnosis, Treatment

People with Lewy body dementia generally don't lose volume in the hippocampus, study shows

10/25/2016
Childhood PTSD May Leave Imprint on Brain

MRI detects variations in neural connections of earthquake survivors, Chinese researchers say

8/25/2016
For Uncontrolled Tremor, Ultrasound Instead of Brain Surgery?

Noninvasive technique helps patients who don't respond to medication, study says

8/23/2016
Scans Show Range of Zika-Linked Infant Brain Defects

Images of the brains of Brazilian newborns and fetuses suggest the virus affects multiple sites

6/27/2016
Elderly Patients Get Unnecessary End-of-Life Treatments

Family members may pressure doctors to attempt heroic interventions, researcher says

5/16/2016
Out-of-Pocket X-Ray, CT Scan Costs Vary Widely

And trying to get hospitals to reveal the price can be tricky, study authors say

4/13/2016
Lung Ultrasound May Be Best to Spot Pneumonia in Kids: Study

Avoided radiation exposure of standard chest X-rays, and didn't miss any cases

4/5/2016
Sleepless Nights Linked to Brain Changes in Study

People with insomnia said to have more white matter abnormalities

3/4/2016
Loose-Fitting Football Helmets Tied to Worse Concussions in Teens

High schools should have athletic trainers check players' head gear for proper fit, doctor says

3/1/2016
A Daily Cup of Tea May Soothe Your Heart

Regular drinkers had fewer heart attacks, less calcium buildup in their arteries, study finds