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MRI in the News

MRI is short for Magnetic Resonance Imaging. The articles listed below include news about or mention of MRI scans, MRI scanners and research about magnetic resonance imaging. This is page 2 of 2.

MRI is one of many modern techniques used to obtain information about the state and condition of the body. An MRI scanner is a device in which the patient, or the subject (of an experiment), normally lies within a large, powerful magnet. There are some models of MRI scanners in which larger people who cannot fit into and ordinary MRI scanner can be scanned in a seated position instead.

New MRI Technique Shows Emphysema in Asymptomatic Smokers

31 May '06 | Emphysema | North America

MRI can help rule out acute appendicitis in pregnancy if ultrasound inconclusive

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can help rule out acute appendicitis in pregnancy when ultrasound findings are inconclusive. Until now, in cases where appendicitis is strongly suspected and ultras...

28 Feb '06 | MRI and pregnancy | USA

UCLA imaging study of children with autism identifies broken mirror neuron system

Imaging research at UCLA finds that children with autism have virtually no activity in a key part of the brain's mirror neuron system while imitating and observing emotions. Mirror neurons are norm...

08 Dec '05 | Autism | California, USA

Edinburgh University's new MRI scanner opens to horses from Scotland and North of England

New equipment has been designed so the horse only has to be sedated and walked up to the scanner. Traditional MRI systems require the horse to be anaesthetised which carries some risk to the patien...

29 Nov '05 | MRI Technology | Scotland

Creativity tested using MRI scanner

How to promote creativity tested using MRI scanner: Researchers scanned the brains of drama students as they created stories from sets of words. This study provides about the way the brain works.

04 Aug '05 | Neuroscience | England

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