Predicting bone metastases type in prostate cancer using MRI

Posted in Medicine on 20th Jul, 2023
by Alex Muller

The findings suggest that MRI-based nT2SI measurement may be a valuable tool in predicting the type of BMs in prostate cancer, specifically distinguishing between osteoblastic and non-osteoblastic metastases.

How MRI add-ons could accelerate the development of new cancer treatments

Posted in Medicine on 21st May, 2023
by Alex Muller

If we can implement new techniques like this, that add quick, simple and non-invasive steps to already routinely used tests in the clinic, we can accelerate the development of stromal targeted therapies and improve the effectiveness of chemotherapies in these dense tumours.

MRI Reveals Never-Seen-Before Spaces In Brains Of Migraine Sufferers

Posted in Medicine, Science on 27th Nov, 2022
by Alex Muller

"In people with chronic migraine and episodic migraine without aura, there are significant changes in the perivascular spaces of a brain region called the centrum semiovale," said Xu. "These changes have never been reported before."

Modified MRI Spies The Early Signs Of Parkinson's Disease

Posted in Medicine on 26th Jul, 2022
by Alex Muller

The technology could also be used to track fine structural changes in the brain as a way of monitoring disease progression.

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.