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Space travel impacts eyes, brain


March 13th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 13 (IANS) A study of astronauts' eyes and brains shows that they are affected after a long space stint.This includes flattening of the rear of the eyeball, bulging ... Read more...

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Scientists develop MRI for batteries


February 13th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) Scientists have now unravelled a tool of medical diagnostics to improve a battery's performance and its safe internal workings, a study reveals.Mobile phones, cameras, iPods require ... Read more...

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Heart failure linked with grey matter loss


February 5th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 5 (IANS) Heart failure may also linked to loss of cerebral grey matter and impaired cognitive functions -- which involves all aspects of perception, thinking, reasoning and remembering, ... Read more...

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New technique diagnoses brain cancers non-invasively


January 29th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 29 (IANS) A new technique diagnoses brain tumours non-invasively, eliminating the need for surgery in patients whose tumours are located in areas too dangerous for biopsy. The new ... Read more...

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MRI scan ‘better’ than invasive tests for heart patients


December 23rd, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) A five-year study by the University of Leeds involving 752 patients has shown that a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan is a more reliable way of ... Read more...

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Overweight mothers give birth fat babies


September 26th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 26 (IANS) Childhood obesity originates in the mother's womb, says a new study which used the latest technology to monitor fat levels in unborn babies. These babies, part ... Read more...

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Obesity, not alcohol, greater risk for fatty liver


May 31st, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) Being overweight and resistant to insulin makes for a greater risk for a fatty liver than moderate amounts of alcohol, warn researchers. It has long been ... Read more...

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New tool to spy on molecules in live cells


May 22nd, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) The ability to peer at single biological molecules in a living cell is something that has long been a dream of researchers. However, a novel technique, ... Read more...

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Brain enlargement in children with autism due to changes before age 2


May 3rd, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): A study has found that brain enlargement in children with autism is due to brain changes that occur before the age of 2.In 2005, researchers from the University ... Read more...

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We tend to stick to our own class socially


April 29th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) There may be a reason why we naturally befriend and marry people of our own social standing. A part of our brain that controls motivation and ... Read more...

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See the heart beating on this new MRI system!


April 21st, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 21 (IANS) In a major stride in cardiac research, German scientists have developed one of the world's most powerful magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) systems - nearly 150,000 times ... Read more...

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Not able to detect lies may be sign of dementia


April 17th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 17 (IANS) Getting the aged to analyse videos of chatting people would show up whether they are able to detect sarcasm and lies and so help diagnose degenerative ... Read more...

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Inability to detect sarcasm, lies may be early sign of dementia


April 16th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): A study has found that the inability to detect sarcasm or lies may be an early sign of dementia.A group of scientists at the University of California, San ... Read more...

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Brain scans may help early detection of Alzheimer’s


April 12th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 12 (ANI): A new research suggests that magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) could help detect Alzheimer's disease (AD) at an early stage, before irreversible damage has occurred.With no known treatment ... Read more...

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Binge drinking in teen years affects brain behaviour


April 5th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 5 (IANS) Binge drinking during adolescence, which marks a critical period for brain development, can impact its growth, affecting behaviour. "The question is, what impact does alcohol binge-drinking ... Read more...

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Binge-drinking teens risk lasting brain changes


April 5th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): Underage binge drinking can create lasting brain changes that could affect teens' lives as adults, according to new research.Adolescents represent the majority of people who binge drink. This ... Read more...

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Do women with silicone breast implants require follow-Up MRI scans?


March 29th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 24 (ANI): A new review has shown significant flaws in the evidence supporting the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommendation of regular follow-up magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans for women ... Read more...

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Henry Higgins was born with ability to correct Fair Lady Eliza’s accent


March 16th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): Henry Higgins was born with the ability to correct My Fair Lady's Eliza Doolittle's accent, suggests a new study.The new research, therefore, suggests that a person's ability to ... Read more...

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Brain ‘network maps’ reveal clue to mental decline in old age


February 9th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): An Australian study has revealed that the human brain operates as a highly interconnected small-world network - and not as a collection of discrete regions as previously believed ... Read more...

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Antipsychotics for schizophrenia linked to subtle loss in brain volume


February 8th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 08 (ANI): A new study has shown that patients with schizophrenia who take antipsychotic medications lose a small but measurable amount of brain tissue over time.Progressive changes in brain volume ... Read more...

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Breakthrough in MRI allows brain scans more than 7 times faster


January 6th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): An international team of physicists and neuroscientists has made a breakthrough in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) that makes brain scanning more than 7 times faster.A physicist from the ... Read more...

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MRI may hold key to improved jet engine performance


November 22nd, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 22 (ANI): Apart from the usual task of imaging organs and soft tissues, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) could prove useful in improving the efficiency of jet engines, says researcher.Lt. Colonel ... Read more...

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Accents are a real turn-off for Scottish listeners


November 19th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): If you don't sound like the Scots, you are likely to turn them off as a new study has found that they dislike accents that don't sound like ... Read more...

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What goes on in a woman’s mind during an orgasm


November 8th, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 08 (ANI): Sneak-a-peek inside a woman's brain while she is having orgasm would now be possible, thanks to a scan developed by American scientists.Rutgers University researchers have discovered that sexual ... Read more...

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MRI may predict stroke onset


November 3rd, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 03 (ANI): Scientists have found that magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain could expand the number of stroke patients eligible for a potentially life-saving treatment.Some patients who suffer an ... Read more...

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How sex hormones influence right heart function


October 20th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): A new study has revealed human sex hormones influence the structure and function of the right ventricle (RV) of the heart.The researchers found that in women receiving hormone ... Read more...

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Asthma medication may help multiple sclerosis patients


September 14th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 14 (ANI): Albuterol, a compound commonly used to treat asthma and other respiratory diseases, may benefit patients with multiple sclerosis, according to a new study.Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic ... Read more...

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Why mothers bond so well with their kids


August 29th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) Children share a special lifelong bond with their mothers which may be rooted in how the brain reacts when we see our mothers' face. When adults look upon ... Read more...

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Sodium MRI offers new insights into detecting osteoarthritis


August 28th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 28 (ANI): Scientists have offered a non-invasive method to diagnose osteoarthritis in its very early stages.Researchers at New York University have developed an innovative way to look at the development ... Read more...

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Full-body MRI may help detect suspected child abuse


August 21st, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 21 (ANI): A new study has suggested that whole-body magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), which can easily detect soft-tissue abnormalities, could be used in detecting suspected child abuse in infants.The study, ... Read more...

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Keeping heart healthy may slow down brain aging


August 3rd, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 3 (ANI): Want to slow down the aging process of your brain? Well, then start keeping you heart healthy, suggests a new study.In the study, people whose hearts pumped less ... Read more...

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Tool manipulation similar among blind and sighted


June 24th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) Blind people think about manipulating tools in the same regions of the brain as do the people who can see, says a study. The researchers say this adds ... Read more...

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Flu during pregnancy may raise baby’s schizophrenia risk


March 12th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): Influenza A infection during pregnancy can affect brains of babies, says a study on rhesus monkeys.Published online by the journal Biological Psychiatry, the study found that rhesus monkey ... Read more...

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Damaged protein recognised as early diagnostic biomarker for Alzheimer’s


February 24th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): A new study by American researchers has found that elevated cerebrospinal fluid levels of phosphorylated tau231 (P-tau231), a damaged tau protein, can be used as early diagnostic biomarker ... Read more...

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Physicists discover odd fluctuating magnetic waves


February 24th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): A team of scientists has discovered magnetic waves that fluctuate when exposed to certain conditions in a superconducting material.The finding was made by Brown University physicist Vesna Mitrovic ... Read more...

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