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Is there a link between hypertension and dementia? Scientists say yes

Is there a link between hypertension and dementia? Scientists say yes

The research indicates that patients with high blood pressure are at a higher risk of developing dementia

Jun 13, 2018, 11:56 AM IST
Mumbai man sucked into MRI machine, dies in 2 minutes

Mumbai man sucked into MRI machine, dies in 2 minutes

Rajesh Maru had entered the MRI room with an oxygen cylinder to help an elderly patient. Metals are not allowed inside the MRI room. 

Jan 28, 2018, 13:33 PM IST
Bi-annual MRI effective in detecting breast cancer: Study

Bi-annual MRI effective in detecting breast cancer: Study

The results suggest that for this population, intensive efforts to "downstage" aggressive breast cancer by finding small early lesions in women with high-risk mutations are crucial to improving outcomes.

Dec 09, 2017, 14:30 PM IST
Delhiites can avail free MRI, CT scan tests now

Delhiites can avail free MRI, CT scan tests now

 Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Saturday said that Delhi residents can avail the facility of MRI, PET and CT scan tests for free at 21 private laboratories after showing referral letter from the selected 30 government hospitals.

Feb 19, 2017, 01:06 AM IST
Breast lumps: What are they? Is it cancer?

Breast lumps: What are they? Is it cancer?

Breast lumps can be caused by infections, injuries, cancer, breast cysts, etc.

Jan 13, 2017, 12:47 PM IST

MRI during first trimester of pregnancy does not affect foetus

A new study says that Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) during early stages of woman's pregnancy does not increase the risk of baby's stillbirth, or death soon after the birth, or the baby being born with defects,

Sep 08, 2016, 07:37 AM IST

MRI in early stages of pregnancy may not affect foetus

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) during the first trimester of woman's pregnancy does not increase the risk of baby's stillbirth, or death soon after the birth, or the baby being born with defects, says a study.

Sep 07, 2016, 20:24 PM IST

Watch: New molecular tags that allow MRI to track diseases in real time!

The new class of molecular tags can enhance MRI signals by 10,000-fold and generate detectable signals that last over an hour. 

Mar 29, 2016, 17:43 PM IST

MRI more accurate than ultrasound to predict preterm birth: Study

 For mothers-to-be, going for an MRI of the cervix area can give more accurate results than ultrasound to predict if some women will give a preterm birth, say researchers.

Mar 21, 2016, 15:46 PM IST

Schizophrenia symptoms may vary as per brain features

 Researchers employed a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technique called "diffusion tensor imaging" on 36 healthy participants and 47 schizophrenic participants.

Feb 01, 2016, 16:08 PM IST

Lack of parental care affects brain development

 Children who are left without direct parental care for extended periods of time show larger gray matter volumes in the brain and may also show delay in brain development, according to a new study.

Nov 30, 2015, 18:53 PM IST

3D MRI can spot stroke risk in diabetic patients

People with diabetes may be harbouring advanced vascular disease that could increase their risk of stroke, researchers warn.

Nov 24, 2015, 15:30 PM IST

Non-invasive 'brain palpation' may detect Alzheimer's

 The brain cannot be palpated without using a highly invasive procedure, but researchers have now developed a noninvasive brain imaging method using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) that provides the same information as physical palpation.

Oct 08, 2015, 23:14 PM IST

How physical activity helps the elderly stay sharp

Older adults who regularly engage in moderate to vigorous physical activity perform better in mental tasks as they are more flexible in terms of brain functions, a new study says.

Aug 25, 2015, 13:24 PM IST

How MRI scanners can also help combat cancerous tumours

In a breakthrough discovery, researchers have revealed that MRI scanners can also steer tumor busting viruses to specific target sites within the body.

Aug 23, 2015, 13:13 PM IST

Single whole-body scan can detect blood clots

A new method, tested on rats, may someday enable doctors to quickly scan the entire body for a blood clot.

Aug 17, 2015, 17:45 PM IST

Why some people suffer from 'emotional instability'

Scientist have shed light on why some people have difficulties in regulating their emotions in daily life, which may be affecting their work, family and social life.

Jul 25, 2015, 11:06 AM IST

Drinking problem and promiscuity can be predicted: Study

It can be predicted if young adults are prone to developing problem drinking or engage in risky sexual behaviour in response to stress, says a new study.

Jul 02, 2015, 17:42 PM IST

First 3D heart printed using multiple imaging techniques

 Heart experts, including one of an Indian-origin, have successfully integrated two common imaging techniques to produce the first 3D anatomic model of a patient's heart.

Jun 29, 2015, 14:15 PM IST

Even when brain shrinks with age, cells' density remains constant

 A new study has revealed that cell density remains constant even though the brain shrinks with age.

Jun 14, 2015, 16:03 PM IST

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