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A team of radiologists at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle will utilize fMRI, along with formal evaluations, to study the effects of cannabis on infant brain development.

French researchers used MRI to capture 3D images of babies as they made their way through the birth canal, offering insights they hope can indicate which may have trouble during labor.

A team of U.S. researchers found the brains of patients diagnosed with severe mental illnesses—such as schizophrenia and depression—may have more in common than previously thought, according to a recent fMRI study.

Whole-body MRI (WB-MRI) staged colorectal and lung cancer patients with accuracy similar to standard staging pathways, but WB-MRI saved valuable time and costs associated with screening, according to results of two new trials published May 9.

Tau levels found in concussed former athletes may help predict who will ultimately suffer from long-term effects of blows to the brain, according to a new study published in Neurology.

Four-dimensional (4D) CT can reliably evaluate ligament injuries in the ankle and may be used to test the ankle in-motion to spot asymptomatic problems, according to results of a May 8 study published in Clinical Radiology.

"Our findings suggest that patients with higher prechemotherapy DHEAS levels had lower odds of developing self-perceived cognitive impairment,” wrote authors of a study published in Pharmacotherapy: The Journal of Human Pharmacology and Drug Therapy.

"The global obesity pandemic has not only led to a greater incidence of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes, but has also coincided with a rise in brain diseases, such as accelerated cognitive decline and dementia,” wrote authors of an April 23 study published in Radiology.

Dopamine transporter (DAT) SPECT may be a useful imaging biomarker to determine the severity of Parkinson’s disease, according to an April 17 study published in the American Journal of Roentgenology.

International researchers have created a new ultrasound probe capable of delivering more precise treatment to women with gynecological cancers, reported authors of a feasibility study published in the Journal of Medical Imaging.

Clinicians can use optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA) to noninvasively diagnose patients with early cognitive impairment, an early indicator of Alzheimer’s disease (AD), reported authors of a single-center study published in PLOS One.

Going by a small study published online March 22 in European Radiology, biplanar digital radiographs of the hip joint reconstructed in 3D as well as 2D are sufficiently comparable on coverage assessments with similarly rendered CT scans to justify the reduction in radiation dose as well as in, presumably, the cost of image acquisition.