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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is an imaging technique which physicians use for the diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions.
Patients in level I trauma centers were nearly 20 percent less likely to die than those in level II centers

Patients in level I trauma centers were nearly 20 percent less likely to die than those in level II centers

Site in the brain that controls language in right-handed people shifts with aging

Site in the brain that controls language in right-handed people shifts with aging

Minimally invasive needle breast biopsies and sentinel node biopsies should be performed more routinely than they currently are

Minimally invasive needle breast biopsies and sentinel node biopsies should be performed more routinely than they currently are

Brain abnormalities in people who habitually lie

Brain abnormalities in people who habitually lie

MRI may better enable physicians to plan care for infants with heart defects

MRI may better enable physicians to plan care for infants with heart defects

Alcoholics who smoke appear to lose more brain mass than alcoholics who don't smoke

Alcoholics who smoke appear to lose more brain mass than alcoholics who don't smoke

Treatment of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) in children

Treatment of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) in children

Still a long way to go in diagnostic evaluation of all patients who suffer ischemic strokes

Still a long way to go in diagnostic evaluation of all patients who suffer ischemic strokes

Israeli scientists successfully transplant ovaries in sheep and trigger early embryonic development

Israeli scientists successfully transplant ovaries in sheep and trigger early embryonic development

PET brain scans of a brain chemical messenger system may prove sensitive enough to help plan brain surgery for epilepsy

PET brain scans of a brain chemical messenger system may prove sensitive enough to help plan brain surgery for epilepsy

Smaller prefrontal cortex is associated with early-onset drinking

Smaller prefrontal cortex is associated with early-onset drinking

First clinical guidelines to help improve the diagnosis and treatment of people with normal pressure hydrocephalus

First clinical guidelines to help improve the diagnosis and treatment of people with normal pressure hydrocephalus

Enhanced imaging techniques could improve medical diagnosis

Enhanced imaging techniques could improve medical diagnosis

Safe, non-surgical method of identifying brain infections such as brain abscess

Safe, non-surgical method of identifying brain infections such as brain abscess

When it comes to pain - mind over matter works

When it comes to pain - mind over matter works

When it comes to controlling pain, positive thinking can be as powerful as a shot of morphine

When it comes to controlling pain, positive thinking can be as powerful as a shot of morphine

Been there, done that!

Been there, done that!

Blood flow into the brain may play a larger role in the development of dementia than previously believed

Blood flow into the brain may play a larger role in the development of dementia than previously believed

Asthmatics don't need to hear the word "wheeze"

Asthmatics don't need to hear the word "wheeze"

Study reveals functional link between emotion processing centers in the brain and certain physiological processes relevant to disease

Study reveals functional link between emotion processing centers in the brain and certain physiological processes relevant to disease