Magnetic Resonance Imaging

MRI can help detect bone marrow cancer

In a first, researchers have shown that doctors can effectively identify bone marrow cancer (myelofibrosis) using Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).

Nov 15, 2016, 22:50 PM 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

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

Diamonds can help identify cancers early

Led by Professor David Reilly from the School of Physics, researchers investigated how nanoscale diamonds could help identify cancers in their earliest stages.

Oct 11, 2015, 16:54 PM IST

Diamonds can help spot cancers at early stage

Sydney; Researchers have found a way to use diamonds to act as beacons in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans and identify cancerous tumours before they become life-threatening.

Oct 10, 2015, 13:51 PM IST

Musculoskeletal Ultrasound better for bones, joints problems

Medical experts today said High Frequency Ultrasound can be used as a better diagnostic tool for investigating bone and joint problems which are not detected by other existing tests like computed tomography (CT) scan and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan.

Sep 07, 2015, 18:00 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

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

Brain abnormalities in schizophrenia patients identified

Providing fresh insight into treatment of patients with schizophrenia, scientists have identified structural brain abnormalities in such patients, says a new study.

Jul 08, 2015, 15:56 PM 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

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.

Apr 21, 2015, 15:40 PM IST

Older people should keep moving to stay moving

 A new study has revealed that exercise may help keep seniors moving longer, despite old age brain decline.

Mar 22, 2015, 12:27 PM IST

Indian, Brazilian experts' method to treat thalassemia

Indian and Brazilian experts have devised a method to estimate iron build-up in thalassemia patients, which will aid in better management of the blood disorder.

Mar 01, 2015, 14:49 PM IST

New technique enables radiation-free detection of tumours

Scientists have developed a new technique to scan young cancer patients` bodies for tumours without exposing them to radiation.

Feb 24, 2014, 14:17 PM IST

Maths hits same sweet spot in brain as do music and art: Study

People who appreciate the beauty of mathematics activate the same part of their brain when they look at aesthetically pleasing formula as others do when appreciating art or music.

Feb 13, 2014, 18:30 PM IST

High-tech scan a boon for bone marrow cancer patients

Here comes a unique Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scan that could improve care for bone marrow cancer patients.

Jan 29, 2014, 13:35 PM IST

How information flows in human brains

Researchers have used a novel brain-scanning technique, which combines two existing technologies, to noninvasively map the flow of information in the human brain.

Jan 28, 2014, 13:21 PM IST

Teen brains wired to seek rewards: Study

Teenagers` brains are wired to respond to rewards more strongly than adults, a new study has found.

Jan 14, 2014, 23:37 PM IST

Image-guided brachytherapy found effective against cervical cancer

Two large, landmark radiotherapy studies have shown that it is possible to treat cervical cancer effectively using image-guided brachytherapy.

Apr 21, 2013, 18:53 PM IST