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Sask. could get user-pay MRI scans

The Saskatchewan health ministry is reviewing a company’s application to open a privately run MRI service in the province.

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Saskatchewan

Giving physicians immunity from malpractice claims does not cut cost of medical care

Study finds such protections do not cut cost of medical care

Changing laws to make it more difficult to sue physicians for medical malpractice may not reduce the amount of “defensive medicine” practiced by physicians, according to a new RAND Corporation study. 671 more words

United States

Acute phase plasma proteins are altered by electroconvulsive stimulation.

Acute phase plasma proteins are altered by electroconvulsive stimulation.
J Psychopharmacol. 2014 Sep 29. pii: 0269881114552742. [Epub ahead of print]

Glaviano A, O’Donovan SM, Ryan K, … 224 more words

MRI technique detects evidence of cognitive decline before symptoms appear.

A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technique can detect signs of cognitive decline in the brain even before symptoms appear, according to a new study from the University of Geneva. 613 more words

Neuroscience

3D printed heart saves baby's life as medical technology leaps ahead. Post #88.

Source:  “The Independent”, 07 October 2014.  “The Independent” is a newspaper published in the UK.

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Surgeons used a 3D printed model of the infant’s unusual heart to prepare for life-saving surgery. 442 more words

Undoing Some Dental Work For Ben's Upcoming MRI

Two days from now grandson Ben will have the third MRI since his two brain surgeries last May.  In July he had two MRIs, both of which showed that blood clots had developed in his brain.   226 more words

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What is a MRI-compatible defibrillator, and why is it so important?

CALGARY – A team of experts from a Calgary hospital have completed a task they say is a first in western Canada.

Specialists at the Foothills Medical Centre have implanted a special defibrillator in a patient, that will still allow him to undergo an MRI. 262 more words

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