Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) News and Research

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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) uses a large magnet and radio waves to look at organs and structures inside your body. Health care professionals use MRI scans to diagnose a variety of conditions, from torn ligaments to tumors. MRIs are very useful for examining the brain and spinal cord. Also called: Magnetic resonance imaging, NMR, Nuclear magnetic resonance.
Asymmetry in human brains may hold key to how we developed language skills

Asymmetry in human brains may hold key to how we developed language skills

MGH researchers develop potential alternative to gadolinium-based MRI contrast agents

MGH researchers develop potential alternative to gadolinium-based MRI contrast agents

Research suggests link between heart function and brain region critical for memory processing

Research suggests link between heart function and brain region critical for memory processing

MRI scans of healthy military recruits reveal sacroiliac joint damage that mimics axial spondyloarthritis

MRI scans of healthy military recruits reveal sacroiliac joint damage that mimics axial spondyloarthritis

Novartis PARADIGMS study shows safety and efficacy of new treatment in pediatric MS patients

Novartis PARADIGMS study shows safety and efficacy of new treatment in pediatric MS patients

Majority of women at higher risk for breast cancer decline MRI screenings, study finds

Majority of women at higher risk for breast cancer decline MRI screenings, study finds

Young hockey players may show post-concussion brain changes even after they return to play

Young hockey players may show post-concussion brain changes even after they return to play

Continuous EEG can be more reliable way to identify infants at risk for brain injury

Continuous EEG can be more reliable way to identify infants at risk for brain injury

New imaging system offers better way to monitor brain changes from Alzheimer's in mouse models

New imaging system offers better way to monitor brain changes from Alzheimer's in mouse models

First 7T MRI system receives FDA clearance for clinical use in the United States

First 7T MRI system receives FDA clearance for clinical use in the United States

Siemens Healthineers’ MAGNETOM Terra 7T MRI scanner cleared by FDA for diagnostic imaging

Siemens Healthineers’ MAGNETOM Terra 7T MRI scanner cleared by FDA for diagnostic imaging

Allergy medication restores nervous system function in patients with chronic MS

Allergy medication restores nervous system function in patients with chronic MS

MRI and ultrasound can detect fetal brain damage caused by Zika in utero

MRI and ultrasound can detect fetal brain damage caused by Zika in utero

New MRI contrast agent differentiates between aggressive and slow-growing breast cancers

New MRI contrast agent differentiates between aggressive and slow-growing breast cancers

UConn Health makes new 3D-printed model of arteries to help surgeons get practice

UConn Health makes new 3D-printed model of arteries to help surgeons get practice

Risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of ovarian cancer

Risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of ovarian cancer

Caltech researchers develop miniature device for use in ‘smart pills’ to diagnose and treat diseases

Caltech researchers develop miniature device for use in ‘smart pills’ to diagnose and treat diseases

New app uses smartphone camera to provide detailed information about heart health

New app uses smartphone camera to provide detailed information about heart health

Scientists identify and target specific brain area related to ‘hearing voices’ in schizophrenia

Scientists identify and target specific brain area related to ‘hearing voices’ in schizophrenia

Research projects highlight increasing adoption of PEEK polymer-based implants in clinical practice

Research projects highlight increasing adoption of PEEK polymer-based implants in clinical practice