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Taking part in a research study: a different perspective

Dr Jenny Cook is a Research Associate at King’s College London studying the impact of engaging publics with health research.

I am a researcher in Public Engagement for King’ College London and the National Institute for Health Research Biomedical Research Centre, part of my job role is to promote taking part in clinical research to the general population. 595 more words

Magnetic Resonance Imaging

New Results Show that Magnetic Stimulation of Brain May Improve Working Memory and Brain Connectivity in People with MS


  • People with MS, but not healthy controls, showed improvements in working memory, brain activity, and “connectivity” (how parts of the brain interact with one another), after treatment with Repetitive Transcranial Magnet Stimulation (rTMS).
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An opera singer in an MRI machine

This is an amazing view of what it looks like when Michael Volle, dramatic baritone sings an aria – O du mein holder Abendstern (Oh you my fair evening star) from the opera Tannhäuser by Richard Wagner. 38 more words

Vocal Technique Tips And Secrets

How is a CT scan different from MRI?

With the advancement in technology, modern medicine has advanced beyond x-rays. The most widely used tests besides x-rays are Computed Tomography (CT) scan and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). 257 more words

Ct Scan

Safety Zones? What Safety Zones?

We all probably know the 2001 horrifying story of the 6-year-old in New York who was killed when a nurse brought an oxygen tank into the MRI suite and the magnet pulled it into the bore by way of the child’s skull.  754 more words


MRI Contrast Agents: From Molecules to Particles

This book describes the multiple aspects of (i) preparation of the magnetic core, (ii) the stabilization with different coatings, (iii) the physico-chemical characterization and (iv) the vectorization to obtain specific nanosystems. 489 more words


Imaging of pediatric stroke

Mackay MT, et al. Brain attacks and stroke in children. J Paediatr Child Health. 2016 Feb;52(2):158-63.

Emergency physicians are often the first point of contact in children presenting with acute neurological disorders. 1,075 more words