Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Artificial Intelligence helps early detection of dementia

Through pioneering algorithmic analysis, the Eurostars project BRAINIQ has developed software that uses artificial intelligence to detect the signs and progression of dementia in a patient's MRI scans.

Neuroscience

An international study is the first large survey on epilepsy

An international research consortium used neuroimaging techniques to analyze the brains of more than 3,800 volunteers in different countries. It's the largest study of its kind ever conducted, and set out to investigate anatomical ...

Neuroscience

Prenatal stress changes brain connectivity in-utero

Boston - The time babies spend in the womb is far from idle. The brain is changing more rapidly during this time than at any other time in development. It is an active time for the fetus to grow and explore, and of course ...

Neuroscience

Study investigates brain structure of transgender people

Researchers at the University of São Paulo's Medical School (FM-USP) in Brazil used magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to complete the first study conducted in Latin America to investigate brain volumes in transgender individuals. ...

Surgery

Emergency CT for head trauma may be overused, study shows

Emergency patients are too often given head CT to check for skull fractures and brain hemorrhage, leading to unnecessary heath care costs and patient exposure to radiation, according to a study to be presented at the ARRS ...

Neuroscience

Brain imaging helps redefine intelligence

High-tech scans of the resting human brain can provide a new way to define and interpret the brain's actual mental capacity, new research suggests.

Neuroscience

Eye could provide 'window to the brain' after stroke

Research into curious bright spots in the eyes on stroke patients' brain images could one day alter the way these individuals are assessed and treated. A team of scientists at the National Institutes of Health found that ...

Neuroscience

Can your brain testify against you?

Neuroscientific techniques continue to advance, but their applications in law raise concerns of a threat to individual rights. Previous applications of neuroscientific evidence include using brain scans to detect deception ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Blood-based marker for Alzheimer's disease shows diagnostic potential

Researchers in Japan and Australia have used the ratio of different forms of the hallmark Alzheimer's protein, amyloid, in blood to detect those who have high levels of the protein in their brain. Their findings are published ...

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