Chance discovery reveals eyes could shine light on stroke severity

Posted in Medicine on 11th Feb, 2018
by Alex Muller

Researchers have discovered gadolinium, a chemical regularly given to patients for MRI scans, is accumulating in the eyes and may provide increase understanding of strokes.

MRI scan that can predict stroke risk has 'promise to save lives'

Posted in Medicine on 26th Aug, 2017
by Alex Muller

Scientists at Oxford University develop non-invasive technique to measure amount of cholesterol in carotid plaques.

MRI breakthroughs include ultra-sensitive MRI without chemical or radioactive labels

Posted in Medicine on 31st Dec, 2016
by Alex Muller

Heart mechanical contractions recorded in MRI machine for first time; hope to monitor neurotransmitters at 100 times lower levels.

Unique brain 'fingerprint' can identify person with nearly 100% accuracy

Posted in Medicine on 20th Nov, 2016
by Alex Muller

'This means that many of your life experiences are somehow reflected in the connectivity of your brain'

Middle-age-plus memory decline may just be a matter of changing focus

Posted in Medicine on 18th Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

Memory issues may be changes in brain focus during memory formation and retrieval, rather than a decline in brain function.