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Researchers use novel PET tracer to assess myelin damage in mouse models of MS

Researchers use novel PET tracer to assess myelin damage in mouse models of MS

Supercomputers help scientists to devise cancer models for predicting individual treatment outcomes

Supercomputers help scientists to devise cancer models for predicting individual treatment outcomes

New total-body PET scanner could revolutionize patient diagnosis and care

New total-body PET scanner could revolutionize patient diagnosis and care

Rice scientists develop method to identify patients at high risk of continued seizures before surgery

Rice scientists develop method to identify patients at high risk of continued seizures before surgery

Problems at birth linked to long-lasting chemical changes in the brain

Problems at birth linked to long-lasting chemical changes in the brain

Birth complications associated with decreased dopamine levels in the brain, study reveals

Birth complications associated with decreased dopamine levels in the brain, study reveals

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

Menopause causes metabolic changes in the brain that may increase Alzheimer's risk

Menopause causes metabolic changes in the brain that may increase Alzheimer's risk

PET imaging helps scientists to study progression of Zika virus infection in mice

PET imaging helps scientists to study progression of Zika virus infection in mice

UTSW receives $34 million CPRIT award for cancer research and faculty recruitment

UTSW receives $34 million CPRIT award for cancer research and faculty recruitment

Hypometabolism in medial prefrontal areas linked to AD-related nutritional problems

Hypometabolism in medial prefrontal areas linked to AD-related nutritional problems

Probiotics may become new preventative or therapeutic strategy for IBD-related colon cancer

Probiotics may become new preventative or therapeutic strategy for IBD-related colon cancer

Photoacoustic technique uses lasers to create detailed ultrasound images in live animals

Photoacoustic technique uses lasers to create detailed ultrasound images in live animals

Finnish researchers reveal how eating stimulates brain's endogenous opioid system

Finnish researchers reveal how eating stimulates brain's endogenous opioid system

Popular high-intensity interval training leads to endorphin release in the brain

Popular high-intensity interval training leads to endorphin release in the brain

Review of kidney cancer incidence in California signals end of a trend

Review of kidney cancer incidence in California signals end of a trend

New MyoVista hsECG device launched in the European Union for early detection of heart disease

New MyoVista hsECG device launched in the European Union for early detection of heart disease

High-definition eye scan could reveal crucial warning signs of Alzheimer's disease

High-definition eye scan could reveal crucial warning signs of Alzheimer's disease

Dementia and low brain serotonin may be linked: Study finds

Dementia and low brain serotonin may be linked: Study finds

Brain scans reveal lower serotonin transporters in people with mild cognitive impairment

Brain scans reveal lower serotonin transporters in people with mild cognitive impairment