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Low dietary iron lessens brain disease risk


October 5th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 5 (IANS) Just the right amount of iron is needed for proper cell functioning but an excess could trigger brain diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, new research says.Men ... 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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First step to developing a test for MND


November 5th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 05 (ANI): Scientists have identified a common signature of nerve damage in the brains of Motor Neurone Disease (MND) patients.The study was funded by the Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Association, ... Read more...

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Lactate levels in brain help in monitoring aging process


November 3rd, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3 (ANI): Scientists have demonstrated that they may be able to monitor the aging process in the brain, by using MRI technique to measure the brain lactic acid levels.The findings ... Read more...

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Differences in brain’s language circuits linked to dyslexia


May 11th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 11 (ANI): Despite getting an appropriate education and demonstrating intellectual ability in other areas, kids children with dyslexia often struggle with reading, writing, and spelling. Now, scientists have found the ... Read more...

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Novel MRI technique can lead to less breast biopsies in high-risk women


June 30th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): Researchers from University of Wisconsin-Madison have suggested a new method, that when applied with MRI scans of the breast, can help rid women with increased breast cancer risk ... Read more...

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Binge drinking harms teens’ brains


April 23rd, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): In a study on adolescent binge drinkers, scientists have found that even rare consumption of large doses of alcohol during youth may compromise the coherence of the brain's ... Read more...

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Prenatal alcohol exposure linked to cognitive dysfunction


December 20th, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 20 (ANI): Prenatal exposure to alcohol increases the risk of cognitive dysfunction, according to a new study. The results of the study suggest that alcohol can damage white matternerve ... Read more...

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New MRI technique may help detect cervical cancer early


October 22nd, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): Researchers at the Institute of Cancer Research in London, U.K. have found that it may be possible to identify cervical cancer in its early stages by using ... Read more...

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New MRI technique may help make tiny computers


July 18th, 2008 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 18 (ANI): Physicists at Ohio State University say that they have invented a new kind of MRI technique that may one day enable the development of extremely small computers, ... Read more...

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Now, an automated MRI technique for early Alzheimer’s detection


June 24th, 2008 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , June 24 (ANI): Physicians would now be able to accurately detect Alzheimer's disease at an earlier stage thanks to an automated system for measuring brain tissue with magnetic resonance ... Read more...

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