We are looking forward to the Wellness Show taking place February 17-18, 2018, at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Featuring cooking demonstrations, meditation workshops, and samples of traditional, local medicinals, this two-day event has something for everyone. Get to know BC's top wellness companies and speak to their representatives at exhibition booths. AIM is a proud [...]
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A new study conducted at Harvard Boston Children's Hospital reveals alarming results in MR images taken of babies exposed to prolonged anesthesia exposure. The small study, presented at the 2017 Society for Neuroscience (SfN) in Washington D.C., focused on MRIs of infants who had undergone surgery for gastrointestinal issues present from birth. Image: iStock [...]
A new Canadian health study by the Fraser Institute sheds valuable light on the current state of our public healthcare system. And, according to this new research, the standard of care is nowhere near as efficient as it could be. The study, which compared 29 developed countries’ universal healthcare systems, found that although Canada is [...]
Pain: we've all experienced it. Around the world, it's the most common malady people seek medical assistance for. A new study from the medicine department at the University of Michigan, and published in the medical journal 'Pain', has used MRI to take a deeper look at the causes of this common problem that affects so [...]
Although most people are aware that exposure to asbestos is harmful to human health, there is not yet a great deal of awareness about mesothelioma: the cancer caused by it. Mesothelioma, a deadly cancer which most often affects membranes found in the lungs, but is also found around the heart and other organs. Asbestos is a [...]
AIM Medical Imaging is a proud sponsor of Siaron Medical Ltd.'s 2017 FC team. Their new training tops are looking very stylish! Go Siaron go!
People who regularly consume sweetened drinks--whether it's the the regular, sugary variety, or the "diet" alternative--may be at greater risk for Alzheimers and dementia, according to a new MRI study. The study, entitled Sugary beverage intake and preclinical Alzheimer's disease in the community, was published last week in the Journal of the Alzheimer's Association. The [...]
A new MRI study published recently in the American Journal of Psychiatry examined the possibility of using MRI scans of of the brain to determine whether CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy) or antidepressants would be the appropriate course of action for treating a patient's depression. The study, entitled was performed by researchers from Emory University in [...]
In something of a Catch-22, osteoarthritis patients are often instructed to exercise to alleviate some of their pain symptoms--but those same pain symptoms may prevent an exercise routine from being formed. Although many sufferers of osteoarthritis may wish to work out, the possibility of further injury is a daunting one. Recently, Canadian researchers tackled the [...]
New findings in a large MRI study on ADHD suggest the disorder is more neurological than behavioural. The study, self-described by its researchers as the largest-ever MRI study on ADHD--indeed, it's titled Subcortical brain volume differences in participants with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children and adults: a cross-sectional mega-analysis--was published Wednesday in The Lancet Psychiatry. [...]