MRI scans reveal why people often become aggressive after drinking alcohol
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  February 13, 2018  
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 MRI scans reveal why people often become aggressive after drinking alcoholMRI scans reveal why people often become aggressive after drinking alcohol
 
Researchers have used magnetic resonance imaging scans that measure blood flow in the brain to better understand why people often become aggressive and violent after drinking alcohol.
 
   New five-minute procedure to scan blood vessels offers hope for claustrophobic patientsNew five-minute procedure to scan blood vessels offers hope for claustrophobic patients
 
Doctors have developed a new five-minute procedure to scan the blood vessels which offers hope for claustrophobic patients unable to tolerate the conventional longer test. The research is presented today at CMR 2018.
 
   New algorithm provides personalized treatment approach for patients with metastatic spine cancerNew algorithm provides personalized treatment approach for patients with metastatic spine cancer
 
Every kind of cancer can spread to the spine, yet two physician-scientists who treat these patients describe a paucity of guidance for effectively providing care and minimizing pain.
 
 Concordia study focuses on effects of bilingualism for patients with Alzheimer's disease
 
Concordia study focuses on effects of bilingualism for patients with Alzheimer's diseaseAfter more than a decade of research, this much we know: it's good for your brain to know another language.
 
 
 New imaging system helps predict chemotherapy responses in breast cancer
 
New imaging system helps predict chemotherapy responses in breast cancerA new optical imaging system which uses infrared light has shown promise in predicting early responses to chemotherapy in breast cancer patients.
 
 
 LUNGevity Foundation launches initiative to promote stronger adherence to lung cancer screening
 
LUNGevity Foundation launches initiative to promote stronger adherence to lung cancer screeningLUNGevity Foundation announced the launch of Project ACTS – Increasing Adherence to CT Screening for lung cancer – a multi-stakeholder project funded by a grant from Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation through their Bridging Cancer Care initiative.
 
 
 German researchers find way to accurately differentiate prostate cancer from benign tissue
 
German researchers find way to accurately differentiate prostate cancer from benign tissueUsing nuclear medicine, German researchers have found a way to accurately differentiate cancerous tissue from healthy tissue in prostate cancer patients. The research is highlighted in the February issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine.
 
 
 Scientists target tumor suppressor as a new treatment approach to 'triple-negative' breast cancer
 
Scientists target tumor suppressor as a new treatment approach to 'triple-negative' breast cancerResearchers studying “triple-negative” breast cancer have found that the loss of a specific tumor suppressor provides clues about potential new treatments.
 
 
 Researchers refine two innovative surgery techniques for effective treatment of lymphedema
 
Researchers refine two innovative surgery techniques for effective treatment of lymphedemaLymphoedema is fluid retention in the tissue caused by damage to the lymphatic system and is one of the most serious side-effects of cancer operations.
 
 
 Loved one's experience has impact on woman's cancer prevention decisions
 
Loved one's experience has impact on woman's cancer prevention decisionsA woman's memories of a loved one's experience with cancer could play a significant role in how she approaches breast cancer prevention in her own life, a new study has found.
 
 
 Family history of breast cancer increases risk even in aging women, research finds
 
Family history of breast cancer increases risk even in aging women, research findsFamily history of breast cancer continues to significantly increase chances of developing invasive breast tumors in aging women -; those ages 65­ and older, according to research published in JAMA Internal Medicine.