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Image: Research shows underweight female runners have a higher risk of injury from stress fractures (Photo courtesy of the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center).

Low BMI May Increase Risk of Stress Fractures

Researchers have shown that underweight female runners have a higher risk of injury from stress fractures and take a longer time to heal, than women with a normal Body Mass Index (BMI). More...
20 Jun 2017
Image: A patient inside an MRI scanner with metasurface-enhanced coil arrays (Photo courtesy of ITMO University).

First Humans Tested with New MRI Technology

A new metamaterial-enhanced MRI technique has been tested for the first time on humans. More...
19 Jun 2017
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Image: The digital subtraction angiography images show the progress of partial Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE) treatments (Photo courtesy of RSNA).

Technique Restores Fertility to Patients with Fibroids

Researchers have shown that Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE) treatments can enable women suffering from uterine fibroids to become pregnant again. More...
19 Jun 2017
Image: A new generation 1.5-T adaptive cardiac and general MRI scanner (Photo courtesy of Siemens Healthineers).

Researchers Develop Faster Cardiovascular MR Protocol

The results of an international study show that a new cardiovascular MR imaging protocol can reduce costs by 80%, and is three times as fast as current tests. More...
12 Jun 2017
Image: A shared reading experience between pre-school children and their parents could result in improved literacy and brain development (Photo courtesy of Cincinnati Children\'s Hospital Medical Center).

Reading with Children Offers Cognitive Improvement

A new international study into the cognitive development of pre-school children has shown that reading stories while engaging with the children results in significantly greater brain activity, and suggests resulting improvements in engagement and understanding. More...
07 Jun 2017
Image: An example of radiation a therapy treatment for head and neck cancer patients (Photo courtesy of the Head and Neck Cancer Guide).

Personalized Radiotherapy Treatments Developed for Cancer Patients

Researchers have revealed a new innovative radiation therapy approach, called the radiosensitivity index, which can improve the outcomes of radiation therapy for patients with head and neck cancer. More...
05 Jun 2017
Image: Hyperpolarized ZA measurements compared to pH-values in a rat kidney (Photo courtesy of Franz Schilling / TUM).

MRI Helps Detect pH Changes in Tumor Tissue

A new study demonstrates how hyperpolarized 13C-labelled zymonic acid (ZA) can be used as a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) pH imaging sensor. More...
31 May 2017

MedImaging's MRI channel in addition to reporting on MR hardware, informs about the many magnetic resonance applications possible with the technique notably MRI, fMRI, diffusion MRI, MR angiography, MR guided surgery, in addition to industry developments, and safety issues.
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