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.
Fetal MRI can accurately identify holoprosencephaly by 18 weeks of gestation

Fetal MRI can accurately identify holoprosencephaly by 18 weeks of gestation

Researchers shed light on biological mechanism underlying link between height and cognition

Researchers shed light on biological mechanism underlying link between height and cognition

Poor communication between brain's visual networks may increase risk of mental illness

Poor communication between brain's visual networks may increase risk of mental illness

New MRI glove prototype shows promise in future diagnosis of repetitive strain injuries

New MRI glove prototype shows promise in future diagnosis of repetitive strain injuries

Diet may affect brain development in premature babies

Diet may affect brain development in premature babies

Researchers study link between early nutrition and brain development in low birthweight preemies

Researchers study link between early nutrition and brain development in low birthweight preemies

Study underlines importance of early HIV treatment to avoid brain atrophy

Study underlines importance of early HIV treatment to avoid brain atrophy

Scientists develop new approach using MRI to predict psychosis in high-risk patients

Scientists develop new approach using MRI to predict psychosis in high-risk patients

Study shows link between restless legs syndrome symptoms and brain structure

Study shows link between restless legs syndrome symptoms and brain structure

Researchers develop new method for early and accurate breast cancer screening

Researchers develop new method for early and accurate breast cancer screening

Novel method enables fast and noninvasive assessment of tumor status

Novel method enables fast and noninvasive assessment of tumor status

Cedars-Sinai investigators develop unique technique to improve cardiac care

Cedars-Sinai investigators develop unique technique to improve cardiac care

Negative fateful life events appear to accelerate brain aging, study finds

Negative fateful life events appear to accelerate brain aging, study finds

New guidelines from ACR and SBI call for major changes to breast cancer screening process

New guidelines from ACR and SBI call for major changes to breast cancer screening process

Scientists discover link between diminished dopamine-firing cells and ability to form new memories

Scientists discover link between diminished dopamine-firing cells and ability to form new memories

Choline intake during pregnancy increases brain grey and white matter in young pigs

Choline intake during pregnancy increases brain grey and white matter in young pigs

Anticoagulant drugs found safe to use in patients undergoing surgery for irregular heartbeat

Anticoagulant drugs found safe to use in patients undergoing surgery for irregular heartbeat

Newer treatment for type 2 diabetes reduces liver fat in patients with NAFLD

Newer treatment for type 2 diabetes reduces liver fat in patients with NAFLD

Study shows structural variations in the brain of transgender individuals

Study shows structural variations in the brain of transgender individuals

Young athletes commonly have bone marrow edema in lower spine, study shows

Young athletes commonly have bone marrow edema in lower spine, study shows