Neuroimaging

For the first time, MRI has detected early signs of neurological damage in patients with high blood pressure before symptoms of dementia are observable, according to a study published June 12 in Cardiovascular Research.
Jun 13, 2018 | Diagnostic Imaging
Researchers from VU Medical Center in Amsterdam demonstrated that implementing amyloid PET imaging as a diagnostic tool in daily clinical practice and not just in clinical research cohorts may be associated with changes in diagnosis and treatment for dementia patients, according to new research published June 11 in JAMA Neurology.
Jun 12, 2018 | Neuroimaging
With the help of advanced CT imaging, researchers from the Netherlands found that smokers and individuals with diabetes may face an increased risk of developing calcifications in the hippocampus, the region of the brain responsible for memory.
Jun 11, 2018 | Advanced Visualization
A groundbreaking new treatment that involves a magnetic metal “seed” and an MRI scanner could destroy deadly brain tumors in 10 minutes, according to a June 8 article in The Telegraph.
Jun 07, 2018 | Neuroimaging
More than 20 U.S. consulate workers in Guangzhou, China, were recently evacuated after experiencing unexplained health issues caused by a suspected "auditory attack." They are currently undergoing medical screening for treatment, according to the Associated Press.
Jun 06, 2018 | Neuroimaging
A group of researchers from the University of Missouri may have discovered two tests that could guide physicians to better treat regions of the brain responsible for communication and language.
May 29, 2018 | Neuroimaging
A new imaging technique may assist researchers in understanding how the brain moves at rest and upon impact in real time, according to a news release published May 29 from the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey.
May 24, 2018 | Neuroimaging
Researchers from the Guerbet Group and the University of Münster in Germany recently found that 75 percent of the total gadolinium found in the cerebellum of rats after the injection period of the linear contrast agent gadodiamide was still retained after one year.
May 22, 2018 | Neuroimaging
The brain activity of individuals questioning gender identity may resemble those of their desired gender, according to an article published May 22 by The Telegraph.  
May 14, 2018 | Neuroimaging
Socioeconomic status will undoubtedly affect an adult mentally and emotionally. However, researchers have discovered that it may change an adult's brain structure and function, according to research published May 14 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.  
May 10, 2018 | Neuroimaging
Contrary to popular belief, a study carried out by researchers from the University of Miami, the University of California Davis, Columbia University and the National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke may suggest that depression doesn't significantly affect one's memory and cognition.
May 09, 2018 | Neuroimaging
Through MRI analysis, researchers from Duke University found poor communication between multiple regions in the brain's visual cortex increases the risk of developing mental illness.
May 07, 2018 | Neuroimaging
Researchers found how effective early nutritional support administered in the NICU is able to assist in increasing brain volume and advancing white matter development in preterm infants.
May 03, 2018 | Neuroimaging
Researchers from McGill University in Canada, Washington University in St. Louis and Yale University used MRI data to show early HIV treatment is essential for patients to avoid neurological damage, according to a May 3 release from McGill University.
May 01, 2018 | Neuroimaging
Pediatric obesity and depression may be connected in the brain through similar reward processing abnormalities, according to an April 23 release from Stanford University School of Medicine.
Apr 30, 2018 | Neuroimaging
A team of scientists found microvascular changes in individuals with chronic traumatic brain injury (TBI), including varying cerebrovascular reactivity (CVR) in various areas of the brain, that may help explain cognitive difficulties.
Apr 30, 2018 | Neuroimaging
With the help of a $740,000 grant, researchers from the University of Utah will soon be studying the effects of marijuana on the brain, according to an article published by Fox 13 News.
Apr 27, 2018 | Neuroimaging
Using functional MRI (fMRI), researchers at the University of Utah Health found that music activates regions of the brain spared from memory loss caused by Alzheimer's disease.
Apr 18, 2018 | Neuroimaging
Researchers have found through fMRI that surmounting bias about music quality requires a great amount of cognitive effort.
Apr 16, 2018 | Advanced Visualization
Current Alzheimer’s disease research is primarily focused on symptoms, but a recent study proposed a new framework for understanding the disease based on biological brain changes and biomarkers.
Apr 13, 2018 | Neuroimaging
Not getting enough sleep in a single night may be correlated with developing Alzheimer's disease later on in life, suggests an April 13 press release from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).