5 09, 2018

Researchers warn against ionizing radiation imaging in children

2018-09-05T11:07:58-04:00September 5th, 2018|Canada, Cancer Research, Diffusion MRI, Dr. Attariwala, Early Cancer Detection, Health and Canada, Medical Imaging, MRI, MRI Canada, MRI Research, MRI Vancouver, Radiologist, Radiology, Whole Body MRI|

AIM's full body MRI scan is one hundred per cent free of ionizing radiation. Compare that to a CT scan which exposes the patient to radiation equivalent to 70 X-Rays. Yet, CT is still a common imaging modality in public hospitals. Children are particularly susceptible to ionizing radiation; in fact, childhood exposure to CT scans [...]

10 10, 2017

Shocking results in new Canadian health study

2017-10-10T06:21:22-04:00October 10th, 2017|Canada, Health and Canada, MRI Canada|

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 [...]

20 03, 2017

Exercise and Osteoarthritis: MRI Study

2017-03-20T09:21:30-04:00March 20th, 2017|Canada, Health and Canada, Knee MRI, Medical Imaging, MRI, MRI arthritis, MRI Canada, MRI Research, Radiologist, Radiology, Sport MRI|

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 [...]

20 10, 2016

BC Cancer Agency study hopes to detect early signs of cancer

2016-10-20T11:57:27-04:00October 20th, 2016|Canada, Cancer Research, Early Cancer Detection, Health and Canada|

Vancouver has become an international leader in cancer research! AIM's Whole Body Diffusion MRI detects cancer in its earliest stages, and the BC Cancer Agency is conducting developmental research on a blood test that should be able to detect early signals of cancer. The study will look at the blood of 1000 participants aged 55-70, all [...]

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