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Into the magnetic resonance scanner with a cuddly toy

For the first time, Bochum clinicians have been able to show on the basis of a large sample, that it is possible to examine children's heads in the MRI scanner without general anaesthesia or other medical sedation. In many ...

Nov 16, 2012
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Imaging the network traffic in our brains

MRI brain scans no longer just show the various regions of brain activity; nowadays the networks in the brain can now be imaged with ever greater precision. This will make functional MRI (fMRI) increasingly ...

Sep 18, 2012
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New research questions how fat influences flavor perception

A joint study carried out by The University of Nottingham and the multinational food company Unilever has found for the first time that fat in food can reduce activity in several areas of the brain which are responsible for ...

Jul 19, 2012
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Combination PET-MRI scanner expands imaging frontiers

(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine are using a new imaging device that simultaneously performs positron-emission tomography (PET) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans, producing ...

Feb 16, 2012
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