Monthly Archives: March 2016

30 03, 2016

Take the stairs for better brain health: MRI study

2016-03-30T19:52:33-05:00 March 30th, 2016|Brain MRI, Health and Canada, Medical Imaging, MRI, MRI Research, Radiology|

To ride the elevator or climb the stairs may not seem like an important decision, but when it's a decision you make every day it could have lasting implications on not only your physical fitness, but your cognitive function as well. A new Canadian MRI study from researchers at Concordia University has found that younger-looking [...]

22 03, 2016

AIM collaborating in large Canada-wide MRI study

2016-03-22T17:22:43-05:00 March 22nd, 2016|Brain MRI, Cancer Research, Early Cancer Detection, Health and Canada, Medical Imaging, MRI, MRI Research, Radiology|

Over the next several months AIM will be providing imaging for a major cross-country MRI research study that seeks to illustrate patterns in heart and brain health of Canadians from coast to coast. The Canadian Alliance for Healthy Hearts and Minds, or CAHHM, will study the MRI results of approximately 9700 participants of varying ages, backgrounds [...]

1 03, 2016

The brighter side of adolescent peer pressure: MRI studies

2016-03-01T20:33:31-05:00 March 1st, 2016|Uncategorised|

Adolescents are known for their risk taking. Health experts in privileged countries like ours cite preventable, often self-inflicted mishaps as the biggest risk to teenage well-being. But while the negative effects of peer pressure are well-known, less known are the more positive characteristics (faster learning and self exploration) attributed to the risks associated with group [...]