MRI Scan News

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12/2/2013
Low Iron in Brain a Sign of ADHD?

MRI technique might aid diagnosis, treatment, researcher says

12/2/2013
Even Mild Blast Injuries Tied to Long-Term Brain Changes in Vets

Small study looked at U.S. soldiers 4 years after explosions

11/21/2013
What Not to Do for Migraines

Experts issue new guidelines to avoid unnecessary tests, risky treatments

11/19/2013
Scans Show Brain-Connection Differences in Those With Epilepsy

Small study used MRI to examine patients with temporal lobe epilepsy

11/18/2013
Use of Breast MRIs Way Up, Studies Find

But many high-risk women who should get scanned don't, experts add

11/13/2013
Magnetic Brain Stimulation Shows Promise Against Eating Disorders

Small study found almost half of those with anorexia, bulimia had symptom relief

11/7/2013
Could Warmer Weather Hamper Brain Function in People With MS?

MRI study found that some brains respond abnormally to higher temperatures

11/5/2013
Brain Scans Show Fibromyalgia Patients Process Pain Differently

Activity in certain regions suggests why they're less able to prepare for pain or respond to pain relief

9/19/2013
Imaging Provides New Insights Into Schizophrenia

Findings suggest white matter abnormalities are complex, researcher says

9/17/2013
Doctors Quick to Order Knee MRIs When They Own a Scanner, Study Finds

Test results were more likely to be normal when doctors 'self-referred' knee pain patients

9/6/2013
With Insomnia, Mind May Also Wander During Day

Scans show that brain fails to turn off 'default' mode, affecting daytime concentration

8/28/2013
Humans Hardwired to Feel Others' Pain, Study Finds

This ability is likely an evolutionary adaptation, researcher says

8/28/2013
Migraines Linked to Changes in Brain Structure

MRI findings in study should not cause concern to patients, experts say

8/23/2013
Brain May Recover From Concussion by Compensating

Study found increased brain activity in teen football players weeks after injury

8/16/2013
High-Tech Prostate Scan May Boost Cancer Detection

Combo of ultrasound and MRI zeroes in on tumors, helping some men avoid biopsy, experts say

8/15/2013
Study Challenges Theory About Left Brain/Right Brain Behavior

MRI scans don't indicate that one hemisphere dominates or affects personality

8/14/2013
MRIs May Spur Unneeded Mastectomies in Older Women With Breast Cancer

More aggressive surgery not always backed by evidence, study authors say

8/13/2013
MRI Might Allow Earlier Diagnosis of Dyslexia: Study

Size of a structure in the brain appears to hold key to predicting, treating reading problems sooner

7/31/2013
New Clues About Hot Flashes and the Brain

Scientists say findings eventually may improve treatments

7/29/2013
Docs Order Too Many Narcotics, Pricey Scans for Back Pain: Study

Physical therapy and over-the-counter painkillers usually more appropriate, guidelines say

7/22/2013
Brain Wired Differently in Those With Autism: Study

More connections in regions linked to symptoms of disorder, researchers report

7/14/2013
Sweet Tooth May Foretell of Binge Drinking, Brain Scans Show

Preference for alcohol, sugary water both show up in reward center; finding could aid future research

7/10/2013
Extra Brain Fluid May Predict Autism Diagnosis: Study

But findings from small MRI review of infants need to be replicated by other researchers

6/18/2013
MRIs Spot 'Hidden' Fungal Infections From Tainted Steroid Shots

More cases will continue to surface, study author predicts

6/18/2013
Scans Uncover Dangerous Hardening of Abdominal Aorta

MRI study found higher risk of future stroke, heart attack

6/18/2013
Concussion Damage Looks Much Like Early Alzheimer's: Study

Preliminary finding suggests mild brain injury triggers long-lasting abnormalities in white matter

5/31/2013
Research Shows How Ritalin Affects Brains of Kids With ADHD

Medication activates areas associated with the disorder, scans show

5/28/2013
Alzheimer's Patients Mimic Emotions of Those Around Them: Study

Findings may have implications for caregivers

5/2/2013
Longer Wait for Mammogram After Benign Breast Biopsy May Be Warranted

Study suggests imaging tests done less than a year later find little cancer, drain health care dollars

5/1/2013
Implants May Delay Breast Cancer Detection, Raise Death Risk

Study found one-fourth higher odds of being diagnosed with later-stage disease

4/29/2013
Why Johnny Can't Add, Even After Tutoring

Brain structure may predict math improvement more than intelligence, study finds

4/23/2013
Shrinkage of Brain Region May Signal Onset of Multiple Sclerosis

Study tied changes in thalamus to tell-tale MS sign

4/10/2013
For First Time, Pain 'Signature' Spotted on Brain MRIs

Scientists could distinguish physical from emotional pain, discomfort in study

4/4/2013
Could Scientists Peek Into Your Dreams?

In small study, computer programs and brain MRIs identified visual images during sleep

3/26/2013
Brain Differences Seen in People With Migraines

MRI study suggests changes occur in areas associated with pain

3/13/2013
Spine MRIs Often Show Harmless 'Defects,' Study Finds

After treatment, many people have visible evidence of a herniated disc without any symptoms

3/12/2013
Brain Imaging Detects Tiny Lesions Related to Mild Injury: Study

Findings could lead to new treatments, researcher says

3/12/2013
Single Concussion May Lead to Lasting Brain Damage

Small study found measurable MRI changes in single-concussion patients

3/6/2013
Brain Scans May Explain Thinking, Memory Problems in Some MS Patients

Study found more damaged white matter in brains of those with mental decline

3/5/2013
5 Rheumatology Procedures You Might Not Need

Experts identify commonly ordered tests and treatments that are often expensive and unhelpful

2/20/2013
Brains of Fetuses 'Build a Bridge' Between Regions, Images Show

Research might one day lead to better treatments for disorders such as ADHD, autism, scientists say

1/28/2013
Scientists Complete 1st Map of 'Emotional Intelligence' in the Brain

Scans of injured Vietnam vets show overlap of these skills with general intelligence

12/3/2012
More U.S. Kids Get High-Radiation Scans, Study Says

Doctors urged to use lowest dose possible

11/29/2012
Brain Scans Show Differences in Adults With Autism

Two new studies hint that immune system may play some role in condition

11/21/2012
Scans Spot Brain Changes in Patients With Concussion Syndrome

Findings could lead to improved detection methods, researchers say

11/15/2012
Scientists Track Activity in Rappers' Brains

MRIs show areas allowing free expression light up, while other regions quiet down

11/13/2012
Migraine Sufferers Show More Brain Changes Than Others: Study

But no link found between number, severity of lesions and lowered thinking skills

10/25/2012
Speed-Learning a New Language May Help Brain Grow: Study

Scans before and after 13-month program found changes in newly fluent adults

10/10/2012
U.S. Stroke Patients Are Getting Younger

Study found rise in rates among adults aged 20 to 54

10/10/2012
Science Reveals Secrets of Hypnosis

MRIs show differences in brains of people who could or couldn't be put into a trance