Tags » Neuroimaging

Encephalopathy Work-up

Screening tests

  • Serum glucose, electrolytes, calcium/phosphorus, uric acid, lactate and pyruvate, liver, renal and thyroid function tests, blood gasses
  • Prolactin levels (10 to 20 min after suspected seizure, diagnosis seizure vs.
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The Radiology Assistant

The Radiology Assistant: http://www.radiologyassistant.nl/ is an awesome website for learning about neuroimaging in dementia. I recommend this page which explains the Fazekas, Global Cerebral Atrophy and MTA/Scheltens scoring systems for cerebrovascular disease and atrophy. 20 more words


Permutation testing for non-imaging data using FSL randomise

The randomise_non_imaging script is designed to take advantage of the functionalities of FSL randomise to perform GLM-based non-parametric permutation testing using non-imaging data. This can be done fairly easily with other programs, but using randomise could be convenient to FSL users, who are accustomed to creating the necessary input files. 523 more words


21385016 Jollant's Review in World Psychiatry

I guess that this is one of the most difficult articles for me to review because for me it is very hard to remain objective. 725 more words

Video games can change your brain

Studies investigating how playing video games can affect the brain have shown that they can cause changes in many brain regions

Scientists have collected and summarized studies looking at how video games can shape our brains and behavior. 541 more words


24632395: Zhang et al from Qiyong Gong's suicide research group

Before I go too far just like to say that it has been my suggestion to my PI to collaborate with Qiyong Gong’s group in fact around early 2012 after OHBM in China went to specifically meet with him just to make an introduction. 966 more words

Neurobiological risk factors for suicide insights from brain imaging

American Journal of preventative medicine

Elizabeth T Cox

I honestly never heard of this group over my brief almost decade of participating in neuroscience research  of suicidal behaviour.   314 more words