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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Simple test measures Parkinson's progress in brain

US researchers have identified what happens to the brain with the progression of Parkinson's disease, thereby opening the door for a simple test to measure the disease advancement.

New imaging method spots liver cancer at early stage

US researchers have developed a new imaging method that can detect liver cancer and other liver diseases at an earlier stage than what current leading methods can, reports a new study.

Magical 'Harry Potter' books do spellbind our brains

It turns out that certain words from the magical Harry Potter books do cast a spell on our brains.

Babies feel pain just like adults: Study

When exposed to pain, the brain of babies "lights up" in a very way similar to adults', a pioneering Oxford University brain scanning study has found.

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MRI may one day replace biopsy: Study

A new imaging technique that shows the difference between normal and cancerous cells may one day make biopsies a thing of the past.

Now, noninvasive MRI approach that can detect Alzheimer's disease early

Researchers have recently developed a new non-invasive MRI method that can help detect Alzheimer's disease in its early stages.

3D-printed heart models can treat patients better

 An experimental 3D printed model of the heart may help surgeons treat patients born with complicated heart disorders, a significant study shows.

High powered MRI scans identify language centres in brain

A study from the Medical University of Vienna found how 7-Tesla ultra high-field magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) could be used to clearly show the brain areas responsible for speech processing and production.

Neymar`s brain is on autopilot while dancing past opponents: Study

Brazilian striker Neymar`s brain activity has suggested that he plays as if on autopilot as it is less than 10 percent the level of amateur players when de dances past his opponents, it has been revealed.

Poulter suffers injury scare ahead of British Open

Ian Poulter has suffered an injury scare with the start of the British Open at Royal Liverpool just days away.

Froome confirms double fracture

Reigning Tour de France champion Chris Froome confirmed Friday he has fractures to his hand and wrist.

Former MVP, Tony Parker sidelined due to back sprain

San Antonio Spurs point-guard Tony Parker has been sidelined due to a back sprain and will miss the NBA team`s upcoming away fixtures.