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Researchers at HCMC awarded grants for Traumatic Brain Injury and Spinal Cord Injury

Last year the Minnesota State Legislature established the Spinal Cord Injury and Traumatic Brain Injury Research Grant Program (136A.901).   The grants support research into new and innovative treatments and rehabilitative efforts for functional improvement of people with spinal cord and traumatic brain injuries. 360 more words


baby got back: an MRI guide...

I like big butts and I cannot lie.

That’s not just a line from a catchy 90’s rap tune, I actually DO like big butts. Baby butts, dog butts, adult butts, they’re all fabulous. 919 more words

Chronic Illness

The Accidental Psychedelic and How to Get Through an MRI

Every once in a while, you just have one of those days.  It wasn’t a bad day.  It was just a little unusual.  It started out normally as I got my kid ready for school.   655 more words


MR imaging of herpes simplex type 1 encephalitis in infants

Bajaj M, Mody S, Natarajan G. Clinical and neuroimaging findings in neonatal
herpes simplex virus infection. J Pediatr. 2014 Aug;165(2):404-407.e1.

In a retrospective review of infants with neonatal herpes simplex virus disease (n=29), we found bilateral multilobar (n=8), pontine (n=3), thalamic (n=6), and internal capsule and corticospinal tract (n=5) involvement on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). 478 more words


In "grave and immediate danger" six months ago. Playing basketball tomorrow.

Last week Ben and his parents came to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday with us.  We are so very thankful to have this little man in our lives, and most especially when we think of all he has gone through. 394 more words

Arteriovenous Fistula

What Has Evolution Given To The World? - Creation Moments - Re-posted


“I have seen all the works that are done under the sun; and, behold, all is vanity and vexation of spirit.” (Ecclesiastes 1:14)

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Home School

How MRI Works

The interior of the human body is largely made up of bones (the skull, tibia, fibula) and soft tissue (muscles, tendons, ligaments) most of which are invisible to the naked eye. 1,133 more words

Science In Plain English