Tag: MRI

Innovation, Med Tech

Centre Oscar Lambret chooses ViewRay’s radiation therapy technology

August 1, 2022


Centre Oscar Lambret, a cancer treatment centre in France, has selected ViewRay’s MRIdian magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-Guided Radiation Therapy System. The centre aims to accelerate innovations in oncology for all patients in the Hauts-de-France region. It represents the first location […]

Innovation, Med Tech

A novel virtual reality technology to make MRI a new experience

August 11, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Researchers from King’s College London have created a novel interactive VR system to be used by patients when undertaking an MRI. In a new paper published in Scientific Reports, the researchers say they hope this advancement will make it easier […]

Innovation, Research

Scientists show a sort of signature in the brains of lonely people

December 15, 2020

Via: The Medical News

This holiday season will be a lonely one for many people as social distancing due to COVID-19 continues, and it is important to understand how isolation affects our health. A new study shows a sort of signature in the brains […]

Innovation, Research

MRI contrast agent enables early detection of liver disease

October 30, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Researchers have developed a new MRI contrast dye that enables more accurate and safer detection of early-stage liver disease than currently approved agents. The new compound, called ProCA32.collagen1, was developed by scientists supported by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse […]


Trump administration hits brakes on law to curb unneeded Medicare CT scans, MRIs

August 14, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Five years after Congress passed a law to reduce unnecessary MRIs, CT scans and other expensive diagnostic imaging tests that could harm patients and waste money, federal officials have yet to implement it. The law requires that doctors consult clinical […]

Innovation, Research

Study identifies brain hemorrhage patients most likely to have treatable underlying condition

June 4, 2019

Via: The Medical News

When blood vessels in the brain rupture, or hemorrhage, and cause a stroke, large areas of the brain can be permanently damaged. Depending on the cause, some brain hemorrhages may hide underlying lesions that can be treated with surgery, embolization, […]

Innovation, Research

How music motivates the brain to learn

February 15, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

In recent years, researchers have shown more interest in how listening to music can pragmatically benefit us in numerous ways. For instance, studies such as this one, which Medical News Today covered last spring, have suggested that people with Alzheimer’s […]

Innovation, Med Tech

Facebook and NYU partner to speed up MRI scans with AI

August 21, 2018


Under the ‘fastMRI’ collaboration, Facebook AI Research (FAIR) group and the medical school’s Radiology department will investigate the use of AI in expediting the reconstruction of MR images. Commonly, patients are required to lie inside a MRI’s chamber for 15-50 […]

Innovation, Med Tech

US researchers create wearable MRI detector

May 10, 2018


US researchers led by NYU School of Medicine have created a new glove-shaped MRI component that can be integrated into garment-like detectors to allow clear imaging of moving joints such as bones, tendons and ligaments. The team believes that the […]

Innovation, Med Tech

SLATE clinical trial uses Medtronic Visualase MRI-guided laser ablation system to treat common form of epilepsy

January 27, 2017

Via: The Medical News

Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) announced today that the first procedure using the Visualase(TM) MRI-Guided Laser Ablation System has been performed in the pivotal SLATE (Stereotactic Laser Ablation for Temporal Lobe Epilepsy) clinical trial at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. The […]

Innovation, Med Tech

MRI for Drug Delivery and Imaging at Same Time

October 12, 2016

Via: Medgadget

MRI machines allow doctors to look at hidden details inside our bodies, but soon they may be used to also deliver drugs in a highly targeted manner. Normally, a systemic medication traves along with blood’s natural currents, finding itself in […]

Innovation, Med Tech

MRI scanner sees emotions flickering across an idle mind

September 22, 2016

Via: ScienceDaily

As you relax and let your mind drift aimlessly, you might remember a pleasant vacation, an angry confrontation in traffic or maybe the loss of a loved one. And now a team of researchers at Duke University say they can […]

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A new alternative to an MRI?

April 26, 2016

Via: Modern Healthcare

Medical technology can spot disease, but often only when a patient already is in imminent danger. What if a simple handheld device could scan the body to detect disease much sooner? That’s what Dr. Stephen Boppart at the University of […]