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(HealthDay)—For patients with traumatic burst fractures of the thoracolumbar spine who are treated with pedicle screw fixation and direct end-plate restoration, adjacent intervertebral discs do not routinely ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have shown that using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to measure blood flow over atherosclerotic plaques could help identify plaques at risk for thrombosis. The ...
Cardiology Apr 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center predict that advancements in breast cancer screening will need a personalized touch because mammography is not a "one strategy fits all" technology.
Cancer Apr 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A technology being developed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory promises to provide clear images of the brains of children, the elderly and people with Parkinson's and other diseases without the use of uncomfortable or intrusive ...
Medical research Apr 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Avoid impulsive acts by imagining future benefits: Waiting more pleasurable if focus is on good things ahead
(Medical Xpress)—Why is it so hard for some people to resist the least little temptation, while others seem to possess incredible patience, passing up immediate gratification for a greater long-term good?
Neuroscience Apr 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
A report from the University of Freiburg that is published in one of the last issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics address the presence of cerebral abnormalities in eating disorders.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Anything you can do I can do better: Neuromolecular foundations of the superiority illusion (Update)
(Medical Xpress)—The existential psychologist Rollo May wrote that "depression is the inability to construct a future"1 while Lionel Tiger stated that "optimism has been central to the process of human e ...
Neuroscience Apr 02, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (11) | 5 |
A team of researchers at The New York Stem Cell Foundation Research Institute led by Scott Noggle, PhD, Director of the NYSCF Laboratory and the NYSCF – Charles Evans Senior Research Fellow for Alzheimer's Disease, and ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Apr 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Neurosurgeons can visualize important pathways in the brain using an imaging technique called diffusion tensor imaging (DTI), to better adapt brain tumor surgeries and preserve language, visual and motor function while removing ...
Neuroscience Apr 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Performing surgery on a pregnant patient is a delicate matter. Risks to both mother and baby must be carefully weighed in every decision a surgeon makes. Recently, at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, a ...
Surgery Mar 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A non-invasive imaging technique which may help in the earlier detection of cancer is among the innovative research being presented at BioPIC 2013, a BioPhotonics and Imaging Conference, taking place in Castleknock Hotel ...
Cancer Mar 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Teachers in schools across the globe are turning to a new philosophy to help improve the behaviour and well-being of students.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Self-perceived masculinity is higher in men with muscle dysmorphia, popularly called 'bigorexia', than other gym users, while men with anorexia nervosa relate more strongly to feminine ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Breakfast might be the most important meal of the day, but up to 60 percent of American young people consistently skip it. Now, Heather Leidy, an assistant professor in the Department of Nutrition and Exercise ...
Health Mar 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 2
A new study suggests that migraines are related to brain abnormalities present at birth and others that develop over time. The research is published online in the journal Radiology.
Neuroscience Mar 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0