Neuroscience

To do or not to do: Cracking the code of motivation

Why do we do things? What persuades us to put an effort to achieve goals, however mundane? What, for instance, drives us to search for food? Neurologically, the answer is hidden in the reward system of the brain—an evolutionary ...

Radiology & Imaging

New image reconstruction methods for fMRI and PET

The role of functional imaging is growing in clinical practice, where it is used to investigate the functional and physiological changes in the target. Unlike anatomical imaging, functional imaging is used to determine the ...

Radiology & Imaging

Lipophilic statin use linked to increased risk of dementia

In patients with mild cognitive impairment, taking lipophilic statins more than doubles their risk of developing dementia compared to those who do not take statins. According to research presented at the Society of Nuclear ...

Radiology & Imaging

Radiotracer effective for detection and assessment of lung fibrosis

Positron emission tomography (PET) using a 68Ga-labeled fibroblast activation protein inhibitor (FAPI) can noninvasively identify and monitor pulmonary fibrosis, according to research presented at the Society of Nuclear Medicine ...

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