Monthly Archives: July 2013

31 07, 2013

‘That Old Familiar Music’ Trumps New Sounds: MRI Studies

2013-07-31T19:20:38-05:00 July 31st, 2013|Brain MRI, Medical Imaging, MRI, MRI Research|

There's a good reason why composers of operas and musicals have traditionally included an overture intended to precede staged shows--and that reason is now supported by science. The overture and entr-acte, respectively the musical overviews of the first and second halves of a performance, are designed to familiarize the audience with the hooks and choruses [...]

22 07, 2013

MRI Effective and Radiation-Free Alternative to Dental X-Rays, Study Finds

2013-07-22T20:20:51-05:00 July 22nd, 2013|Dental MRI, MRI, MRI Research, MRI Vancouver|

New research has shown that childhood exposure to CT scans is linked to an increased cancer risk. And a study published last year linked brain tumours to frequent dental X-Rays. Still, the Canadian Dental Association maintains that X-Rays are an integral component of best dental practices, provided they are used sparingly and only in appropriate [...]

15 07, 2013

Childhood Exposure to CT Scans Linked to Increased Cancer Risk

2013-07-15T18:23:09-05:00 July 15th, 2013|Cancer Research, Early Cancer Detection, Medical Imaging|

There are many reasons to love MRI; not least among them is the fact that this versatile imaging test won't expose the body to ionizing radiation. In a world increasingly taxed with toxins and free radicals, MRI reassures patients that, should they require medical imaging to address a current health issue, the scan won't impact [...]