New AI technology estimates brain age using low-cost EEG device

As people age, their brains do, too. But if a brain ages prematurely, there is potential for age-related diseases such as mild cognitive impairment, dementia, or Parkinson's disease. If "brain age" could be easily calculated, ...

Inflammatory disorders

PET scans uncover smoldering inflammation in MS patients

A new study from Brigham and Women's Hospital suggests that positron emission tomography (PET) brain scans could reveal hidden inflammation in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) who are being treated with highly-effective ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Two key brain systems are central to psychosis, study finds

Inside the brains of people with psychosis, two key systems are malfunctioning: a "filter" that directs attention toward important external events and internal thoughts, and a "predictor" composed of pathways that anticipate ...

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers review use of MRI to identify brain cancer biomarkers

Researchers from the School of Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences (BMEIS) have published a systematic review in Neuro-Oncology Advances exploring the use of MRI imaging techniques to identify non-invasive biomarkers ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

A new diagnostic model offers hope for Alzheimer's

A new mathematical model offers hope for better prediction and treatment of Alzheimer's disease. Most mathematical models of Alzheimer's are theoretical, focusing on short term molecular and cellular-level changes that cannot ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers develop early detection method for rare Borna virus

Researchers at Augsburg University Medicine have discovered a possible early detection method of the rare Borna virus. Their results have been published in The Lancet. In humans the virus triggers inflammation in the brain ...

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Neuroimaging includes the use of various techniques to either directly or indirectly image the structure, function/pharmacology of the brain. It is a relatively new discipline within medicine and neuroscience/psychology.

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