Monthly Archives: August 2016

26 08, 2016

MRI-guided ultrasound a non-surgical option for essential tremor

2016-08-26T16:31:28-05:00 August 26th, 2016|Brain MRI, Medical Imaging, MRI, MRI Canada, MRI Research, Radiology|

Essential tremor, a neurological disorder that affects millions of people, is not a terminal condition but is one that greatly impedes upon quality of life. Characterized by continuous and rhythmic shaking, most often occurring in the hands or voice, sufferers of essential tremor are unable to perform routine tasks such as tying shoelaces or picking [...]

4 08, 2016

Brains of obese look 10 years older at middle age: MRI Study

2016-08-04T20:52:53-05:00 August 4th, 2016|Brain MRI, Medical Imaging, MRI, MRI Research, Radiology|

Packing on the pounds may increase your body mass index, but it won't increase brain volume, according to a new MRI study. Although the human brain inevitably shrinks as it ages, researchers have found that the brains of obese subjects appear 10 years older at middle age than their fitter counterparts. The UK study, entitled [...]