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I Have X-rays, But Not X-ray Vision

I’m looking through 18 pages of X-ray films from my MRI on Thursday. I’m to hand deliver them to my doctor, when I have my follow-up. 535 more words

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Combination of imaging methods improves diagnostics

Scientists from the Helmholtz Zentrum München and the Technische Universität München have succeeded in a breakthrough for the further development of contrast agents and consequently improved diagnostics with imaging using MRI procedures. 70 more words

Technology

Fornical and non-fornical projections from the rat hippocampal formation to the anterior thalamic nuclei.

Our latest paper available for download. We find that contrary to previous descriptions, projections from the subiculum to the anteromedial thalamic nucleus overwhelmingly relied on the fornix, whereas postsubicular inputs to the lateral dorsal part of the anteroventral nucleus, as well as to the anterodorsal and laterodorsal thalamic nuclei, largely proceed via the internal capsule (a non-fornical pathway). 272 more words

MRI: Everything You Possibly Wanted To Know (And Maybe More!)

MRI.  That fancy acronym doctors use, fewer people understand, and even fewer people actually explain.  Until recently, I was one of those middle people, not fully understanding what exactly an MRI machine did.   1,029 more words

Neuroscience Research

MRI Machines Get A Makeover In New UCSF Medical Scanning Center Designed To Calm Kids

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — UCSF Mission Bay hospital staff are polishing their skills on the newest and most attractive magnetic resonance imaging machines (MRI) in the country in an effort to make it easier for young patients to stay still during a sometimes-frightful procedure. 224 more words

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Biomarkers II

Diagnostic utility of threshold tracking TMS in ALS – STARD study

One of the running themes of the symposium was that we need more tools for early and reliable diagnosis of ALS.  617 more words

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