Monthly Archives: March 2014

18 03, 2014

20 Minutes of Exercise Boosts Test Performance: MRI Study

2014-03-18T19:34:01-04:00March 18th, 2014|Brain MRI, Medical Imaging, MRI, MRI Research, Radiology|

Have you ever opted to walk or bike to work instead of driving and noticed increased alertness and overall performance? A University of Illinois Study, led by Dr. Chuck Hillman, found that as little as 20 minutes of exercise can lead to better cognition and memory, and higher scores on tests and examinations. Using MRI, [...]

12 03, 2014

Whole Body MRI Provides Insight on Populations

2014-03-12T21:30:21-04:00March 12th, 2014|Cancer Research, Early Cancer Detection, Medical Imaging, MRI, MRI Research, Radiologist, Radiology, Whole Body MRI|

A large study presented Sunday at the European Congress of Radiology has determined that Whole Body MRI is the safest and most accurate method of detecting disease pathology in persons who show little or no symptoms. Dr. Andrzej Cieszanowski, a radiologist from the Medical University of Warsaw and one of the authors of the study, [...]

5 03, 2014

MRI Study Reveals Similarities in how Dogs and Humans Process Emotions

2014-03-05T21:39:51-05:00March 5th, 2014|Brain MRI, Medical Imaging, MRI, Radiology|

A new Hungarian study published in the journal Current Biology has discovered through MRI that brains of dogs and humans respond similarly upon hearing vocal cues such as crying and laughter. To produce a quality MR image, the person (or animal!) must be able to lie completely still within the scanner. 11 pet dogs participated in [...]