Is MRI the 'Mammography' of Prostate Cancer Screening?
SATURDAY, March 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- MRI screening might
greatly reduce overdiagnosis and overtreatment of prostate cancer
in older men, a preliminary study suggests.
Brain 'Rewires' to Work Around Early-Life Blindness
WEDNESDAY, March 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Blindness at an
early age triggers the brain to make new connections that enhance
hearing, smell and touch, as well as memory and language, a new
Blood Test May Spot Lung Cancer's Return, Even Before Scans
MONDAY, March 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A blood test can
detect the return of lung cancer months before CT and PET scans, a
new study suggests.
Diagnostic Mammograms Find More Cancers, and More False-Positives
TUESDAY, Feb. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Thanks to high-tech
imaging, mammograms ordered when breast cancer is suspected are
catching more tumors -- but the percentage of false alarms is up,
too, a new study finds.
Imaging Study Confirms Brain Differences in People With ADHD
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers who
pinpointed brain differences in people with
attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) say their findings
show the condition should be considered a brain disorder.
Brain Scans Let 'Locked-In' ALS Patients Communicate
TUESDAY, Jan. 31, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Brain imaging enabled
four severely "locked-in" patients -- all conscious and aware but
unable to communicate -- to answer yes-and-no questions,
Brain Scans May Shed Light on Bipolar Disorder-Suicide Risk
TUESDAY, Jan. 31, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Among teens and young
adults with bipolar disorder, researchers have linked brain
differences to an increased suicide risk.
Can Brain Scans Help Doctors Navigate Epilepsy Surgery?
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 11, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- MRI scans might
help doctors protect critical areas of the brain before surgery to
treat epilepsy, new guidelines suggest.
Scans Hint at Running's Brain Benefits, Even When Young
MONDAY, Jan. 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Young cross-country
runners seem to have better connections between regions of their
brains than their peers who aren't athletic, a small study
'Groundbreaking' Research Offers Clues to Cause of Dyslexia
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People with the
reading disability dyslexia may have brain differences that are
surprisingly wide-ranging, a new study suggests.