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15/03/2018 - OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY IN PARKINSON'S DISEASE: IS THE RETINA A BIOMARKER?

Issue title: Mental Dysfunction in Parkinson's Disease Article type: Review Article Authors: Lee, Jee-Young;  | Ahn, Jeeyun;  | Kim, Tae Wan;  | Jeon, Beom Seok;  Affiliations: Department of Neurology, Seoul National University-Seoul Metropolitan Government Bo...

14/03/2018 - EVALUATION OF OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY ANGIOGRAPHIC FINDINGS IN ALZHEIMER’S TYPE DEMENTIA

Clinical science Mehmet Bulut1, Fatma Kurtuluş2, Onursal Gözkaya3, Muhammet Kazım Erol1, Ayşe Cengiz1, Melih Akıdan1, Aylin Yaman2 Author affiliations Abstract Background/Aims To identify the retinal vascular pathologies in pa...

21/12/2017 - SPARK AIMS FOR AVAILABILITY OF NEW GENE THERAPY EARLY IN 2018

The FDA announced the approval of Luxturna to treat children and adult patients with confirmed biallelic RPE65 mutation-associated retinal dystrophy. Luxturna (voretigene neparvovec, Spark Therapeutics) is the first directly administered gene therapy approved in the United States...

06/12/2016 - VITAMIN D SUPPLEMENTS MAY BENEFIT CHILDREN WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER

Vitamin D supplementation improved symptoms of autism in a recent trial. Date:November 21, 2016Source:WileySummary:Vitamin D supplementation improved symptoms of autism in a recent trial, report researchers. Studies have shown an association between the risk of autism spectrum...

06/12/2016 - MUSICAL TRAINING CREATES NEW BRAIN CONNECTIONS IN CHILDREN

Date:November 21, 2016Source:Radiological Society of North AmericaSummary:Taking music lessons increases brain fiber connections in children and may be useful in treating autism and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), according to a new study. Taking music lessons in...

06/12/2016 - BULLYING RATES REMAIN HIGHER FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES, EVEN AS THEY MATURE

Schools should refocus efforts to help these children develop social skills to combat bullying in more positive waysDate:November 28, 2016Source:University of Missouri-ColumbiaSummary:More than 22 percent of children ages 12-18 say they have been bullied in school within the last...

06/12/2016 - BRAIN PATTERN FLEXIBILITY AND BEHAVIOR

Date:November 29, 2016Source:University of MiamiSummary:Researchers have analyzed how brain regions are connected to each other to facilitate high-level cognitive reasoning. Your brain is never really at rest. Neither is it in chaos. Even when not engaged in some task, the brain ...

06/12/2016 - AUTISM-LINKED PROTEIN CRUCIAL FOR FEELING PAIN

Well-known autism and pain proteins are likely co-conspiratorsDate:December 1, 2016Source:Duke UniversitySummary:Sensory problems are common to autism spectrum disorders. Some individuals with autism may injure themselves repetitively -- for example, pulling their hair or banging...

06/12/2016 - NEURAL STEM CELLS SERVE AS RNA HIGHWAYS TOO

Scientists visualize potential mechanisms driving formation of new neurons in the brainDate:December 1, 2016Source:Duke UniversitySummary:Scientists have caught the first glimpse of molecules shuttling along a sort of highway running the length of neural stem cells, which are cru...

30/11/2016 - STEM CELLS POLICE THEMSELVES TO REDUCE SCARRING

Date:November 28, 2016Source:Stanford University Medical Center Summary:Stem cells produce a decoy protein to attenuate growth signals. Artificially regulating this pathway might help keep muscles supple in muscular dystrophy or during normal aging, researchers hope. Treating mic...

22/11/2016 - ANSIA: PER RIDURLA MEGLIO UNA CAMMINATA CHE UN VIGOROSO ESERCIZIO ATLETICO

 Secondo un piccolo studio randomizzato, per placare l’ansia è meglio camminare che svolgere vigorosi esercizi atletici.”Camminare, effettuare un interval training ad alta intensità e fare un continuo esercizio aerobico, producono effetti positivi su molti fattori che regola...

17/11/2016 - LASER PARTICLES COULD PROVIDE SHARPER IMAGES OF TISSUES

by Science NewsA new imaging technique developed by scientists at MIT, Harvard University, and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) aims to illuminate cellular structures in deep tissue and other dense and opaque materials. Their method uses tiny particles embedded in the materia...

17/11/2016 - IS A MARKER OF PRECLINICAL ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE ASSOCIATED WITH LONELINESS?

by Science News A new article published online by JAMA Psychiatry used data from a study of 79 cognitively normal adults to examine whether cortical amyloid levels in the brain, a marker of preclinical Alzheimer disease, was associated with self-reported loneliness. Alzheimer d...

17/11/2016 - BREAST-FRIENDLY, RADIATION-FREE ALTERNATIVE TO MAMMOGRAM IN THE MAKING

by Science News Each year, millions of women undergo mammograms for early detection of possible breast cancer. It's an unpleasant procedure that uses X-rays. Researchers at TU Eindhoven are working on a 'breast-friendly' method, without radiation, that is more accurate and genera...

17/11/2016 - SCIENTISTS DEVELOP COMPUTER MODELS TO PREDICT CANCER CELL NETWORK ACTIVITY

by Science News A multi-institution academic-industrial partnership of researchers led by Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine has developed a new method to broadly assess cell communication networks and identify disease-specific network anomalies. The computer-base...

17/11/2016 - IMPROVED CHOLESTEROL EFFLUX LINKED TO PLAQUE STABILIZATION IN STATIN-TREATED PATIENTS, STUDY FINDS

by Science News Researchers at the Mount Sinai Cardiac Catheterization Lab have found that patients treated with intensive statin therapy undergo changes in plaque morphology, specifically a thickening of the fibrous cap, that are associated with improved cholesterol transport an...

17/11/2016 - BRAIN SCANS COULD HELP PREDICT RESPONSE TO PSYCHOTHERAPY FOR ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION

by Science NewsBrain imaging scans may one day provide useful information on the response to psychotherapy in patients with depression or anxiety, according to a review of current research in the November/December issue of the Harvard Review of Psychiatry, published by Wolters Kl...

17/11/2016 - NEW STUDY FINDS CARDIAC PET/CT IMAGING EFFECTIVE IN DETECTING CALCIUM BLOCKAGES, ASSESSING HEART ATTACK RISK

by Science News Many people who experience chest pain but don't have a heart attack breathe a big sigh of relief when a stress test comes back negative for blockages in their blood vessels. But a new study by cardiac researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institut...

17/11/2016 - NONINVASIVE METHOD TO DETECT BONE MARROW CANCER PROPOSED

by Science News For the first time, researchers have shown that using Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) can effectively identify bone marrow cancer (myelofibrosis) in an experimental model. The findings, published in the journal Blood Cancer, may change the way this disease ...

17/11/2016 - GLOWING TUMORS HELP SURGEONS CUT OUT BRAIN CANCER WITH PRECISION

An experimental cancer imaging tool that makes tumors glow brightly during surgery has shown promise again in a new Penn Medicine clinical study, this time in patients with brain cancer. The fluorescent dye technique, originally developed by surgeons at the Penn Center for Precis...

16/11/2016 - DICOM

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Digital Imaging and Communication in Medicine (DICOM) Standard is used globally to store, exchange, and transmit medical images. The DICOM Standard incorporates protocols for imaging techniques such as radiography, computed tomography (CT...

16/11/2016 - IMAGE GENTLY AND IMAGE WISELY CAMPAIGNS

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia In response to increased concern by the public over radiation doses and the ongoing progress of best practices, The Alliance for Radiation Safety in Pediatric Imaging was formed within the Society for Pediatric Radiology. In concert with The ...

16/11/2016 - ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia When ultrasound is used to image the heart it is referred to as an echocardiogram. Echocardiography allows detailed structures of the heart, including chamber size, heart function, the valves of the heart, as well as the pericardium (the s...

16/11/2016 - COMPUTER-ASSISTED TOMOGRAPHY PHOTOACOUSTIC IMAGING THERMOGRAPHY TOMOGRAPHY IMAGING

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Photoacoustic imaging Main article: Photoacoustic imaging in biomedicinePhotoacoustic imaging is a recently developed hybrid biomedical imaging modality based on the photoacoustic effect. It combines the advantages of optical absorption ...

16/11/2016 - TACTILE IMAGING

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Tactile imaging is a medical imaging modality that translates the sense of touch into a digital image. The tactile image is a function of P(x,y,z), where P is the pressure on soft tissue surface under applied deformation and x,y,z are coordin...

16/11/2016 - ELASTOGRAPHY

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Elastography is a relatively new imaging modality that maps the elastic properties of soft tissue. This modality emerged in the last two decades. Elastography is useful in medical diagnoses, as elasticity can discern healthy from unhealthy ti...

16/11/2016 - ULTRASOUND

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Medical ultrasonography uses high frequency broadband sound waves in the megahertz range that are reflected by tissue to varying degrees to produce (up to 3D) images. This is commonly associated with imaging the fetus in pregnant women. Uses ...

16/11/2016 - NUCLEAR MEDICINE

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Nuclear medicine encompasses both diagnostic imaging and treatment of disease, and may also be referred to as molecular medicine or molecular imaging & therapeutics.[9] Nuclear medicine uses certain properties of isotopes and the energeti...

16/11/2016 - MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING (MRI)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia A magnetic resonance imaging instrument (MRI scanner), or "nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) imaging" scanner as it was originally known, uses powerful magnets to polarize and excite hydrogen nuclei (i.e., single protons) of water molecules in...

16/11/2016 - IMAGING MODALITIES

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia In the clinical context, "invisible light" medical imaging is generally equated to radiology or "clinical imaging" and the medical practitioner responsible for interpreting (and sometimes acquiring) the images is a radiologist. "Visible li...
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