MRI Scan News

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1/6/2009
Brains of Bulimia Patients Wired Differently

Study found regions related to impulse control were less active

12/24/2008
Bling Makes Your Brain Sing

'Rewarding' objects receive star status in neurological vision systems, study shows

12/10/2008
MRI Can Spot Presymptomatic MS

A third of patients with suspect scans develop the disease within 5 years, study finds

12/5/2008
New Statistical Model Could Cut Needless Breast Biopsies

But further study needed before method can become standard, researchers say

12/3/2008
Latest Breast Imaging Techniques Offer New Views

Neither will replace mammography for screening yet, experts say

12/1/2008
Older Adults Who Exercise Boost Blood Flow in Brain

Aerobic workouts may prevent cognitive decline in some, study says

12/1/2008
Young Gymnasts Facing Broad Range of New Injuries

MRI scans show knuckle, wrist and bone damage that could develop into early osteoarthritis

11/17/2008
Finding Points to Possible Blood Test for Brain Tumors

Tiny sacs, released by glioblastoma cells, can be detected, study shows

11/10/2008
Use of Imaging Technology Skyrockets

But study questions if MRIs, CT scans are always worth the cost

11/7/2008
Depression Heightens Sensitivity to Pain

MRI reveals relationship between mental condition and reaction to physical discomfort

10/31/2008
Asleep or Awake, Brain Functions the Same

Finding may help evaluate infants, as well as psychiatric, movement disorders

10/24/2008
New MS Therapies Show Promise

But the side effects of one drug require much more research, researchers say

10/17/2008
Mammograms Remain Best Way to Spot Breast Cancer

Friday is National Mammography Day

9/25/2008
Moderate Aerobic Exercise Lowers Diabetics' Liver Fat

Study cites benefits for type 2 patients seeking to avoid cardiovascular problems

9/25/2008
'Fear of Losing' Key Emotion in Economic Decisions

Brain imaging reveals why some people can't resist paying too much at auctions

9/16/2008
3-D MRI Helps Detect Patients at High Risk for Stroke

Technique accurately found bleeding within walls of diseased carotid arteries

9/16/2008
MRI Detects Soft Tissue Damage Affecting Kids' Hearing

Scans could improve docs' ability to diagnose location of defects, study says

9/11/2008
Imaging Shows Why Injured Brains 'Work Harder'

Tool highlighting increased blood flow could become standard measure of rehab, study says

9/7/2008
MRIs Don't Improve Breast Cancer Care, Outcome

Study finds getting one delays treatment, raises odds of mastectomy

9/4/2008
New Screening Catches More Breast Cancers

Finding among new trends in breast cancer diagnosis, treatment, experts say

8/20/2008
Modified MRI Spots Early Osteoarthritis

Known biomarker easier to identify, so permanent joint damage may be avoided, study says

7/28/2008
MRI Captures Alzheimer's Lesions

International meeting to hear that conventional imaging showed brain plaques in rabbits

6/25/2008
Sense of Adventure Rests in Primitive Brain Region

But dopamine reward system may also play role in less desirable addictions, expert says

6/24/2008
Brain Scans Detect Alzheimer's Disease Quickly

New technique could speed the diagnosis, French researchers say

6/19/2008
Brain's Olfactory Bulb Grows With Sense of Smell

Finding could lead to better treatment when problems occur

6/19/2008
Star-Shaped Brain Cells Make Scans Possible

Astrocytes called missing link between neurons, blood vessels, researchers say

6/11/2008
Possession Is Nine-Tenths the Perceived Value

Researchers find out why people can't let go of what is theirs

6/5/2008
Tracking Cancer Drug's Effectiveness

Bioluminescence imaging a lower cost tool than MRI for evaluating new drugs, study says

5/19/2008
Kidney Cancers More Likely to Be Diagnosed Early

Widespread use of medical imaging now catching smaller tumors at treatable stages

5/16/2008
Mastectomies on the Increase

Trend coincides with increased use of MRI before surgeries, researchers report

5/12/2008
New MRI Technique Detects Subtle Brain Injuries

Changes in water around cells associated with how much patients improved over time

4/30/2008
Drinking Dampens Ability to Feel Fear

Brain scans illustrate biological reason why alcohol can lead to aggression

4/24/2008
Social Status Plays Role in Brain's Control of Health

Imaging shows where you are in pecking order affects performance, motivation

4/23/2008
Brain Patterns Predict Mistakes

Study shows changes in two regions right before an error is made

4/14/2008
Detecting, Diagnosing Breast Cancers

Studies evaluate importance of imaging devices in prognosis, treatment of disease

3/25/2008
MRI Can Be Predictor of Post-Treatment Prostate Cancer Spread

Those having radiation therapy may want to request more aggressive therapy, study finds

3/5/2008
Brain Scans Let Computer 'Read' Visual Activity

Researchers suggest finding could lead to ways to decode the mind for therapeutic purposes

2/8/2008
PET Scans Best for Measuring Response to Sarcoma Treatment

Study found it more accurate than MRIs or CT scans

1/21/2008
Health Tip: Before an MRI

How to prepare for the procedure

12/11/2007
Personal Convictions May Control Both Behavior and Emotions

Distinct brain regions activated by beliefs and human feelings, study shows

11/26/2007
Special MRI Shows Secondhand Smoke Damages Lungs

Researchers say their study is the first to prove a connection

10/31/2007
Brain MRIs Find Hidden Neurological Problems

Blocked blood vessels most common discovery, researchers report

10/5/2007
New Kidney Disease Can Be Fatal

Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis is linked to MRI exposure, scientists say

9/4/2007
Fat Builds Up in Hearts Before Diabetes Onset

Technique giving researchers static image of beating heart could be new screening tool

8/10/2007
MRI Beats Mammograms at Spotting Early Breast Cancer

But it's still too expensive for more widespread use, experts say

7/31/2007
MRIs Spot Breast Cancers in High-Risk Women

But the technology won't replace mammography, experts stress

6/4/2007
Herceptin Heart Danger Stays Same After Five Years

Breast cancer patients showed no increase in risk, longer-term study finds

2/27/2007
MRI Finds Hidden, High-Risk Fat in Teens

More precise estimates of deep fat can help predict their risk for disease

2/14/2007
MRI May Predict Multiple Sclerosis' Effect on Brain

The scan could become a useful treatment tool, researchers say

1/22/2007
Why Do Good? Brain Study Offers Clues

Perception of others linked to altruistic behavior, scientists say