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Research on ‘Chemo Brain’: MRI Shows Brain Changes After Chemotherapy by Alvaro F. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 17 Nov 2011 11:14am ‘Chemo Brain’: MRI Shows Brain Changes After Chemotherapy (Medscape): - “Breast cancer survivors who have been treated with chemotherapy show significant changes in brain activity, measured by functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), according to a  study published in the November issue of the Archives of Neurology.” - “The findi ... Read on »
Dementia Diagnosis by Brain MRI Scan – Changes in the White Matter by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Wed 23 Jun 2010 7:39am Scientists demonstrate that specific changes in the so-called “white matter” in the deep parts of the brain are linked to a significantly higher risk of succumbing to vascular dementia within the next three years. The development of vascular dementia, the most common form of dementia after Alzheimer’s dementia, may soon be able to be diagn ... Read on »
My Journey with DBS: Deep Brain Stimulation by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 05 Jul 2012 10:01pm My doctor asked questions as to why I felt ready this time as opposed to some apprehension the last time.  My first answer was that I didn’t want to take over 20 pills a day longer than I had to. (All those drugs can’t really be good for you, right?)  I had read and heard personal accounts of people who had the Deep Brain Stimulation who ha ... Read on »
Brain MRI for restaging in metastatic melanoma. by Mark Levin Posted Mon 10 Aug 2009 4:22pm Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain is a mandatory test for initial staging in patients with stage IV, optional in stage III and not used in patients with stage I and II disease. Melanoma in stage IV can be treated in a variety of ways. nN improtant issue is how to restage melanoma during treatment. Guidelines do nto offer guidance on ... Read on »
MRI shows brain atrophy pattern ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 10 Feb 2009 11:02am MRI shows brain atrophy pattern that predicts Alzheimer's OAK BROOK, Ill., 10 feb 2009– Using special MRI methods, researchers have identified a pattern of regional brain atrophy in patients with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) that indicates a greater likelihood of progression to Alzheimer's disease. The findings are published in the online e ... Read on »
High Functioning Autism fMRI Brain Scan Study Misrepresented to the Public by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Aug 2011 4:50am "research in ASD has tended to use overwhelmingly White, middle to upper middle class samples, and has often excluded children with multiple disabilities and/or severe to profound intellectual disabilities". [underlining added - HLD] Catherine Lord,  Social Policy Report, Autism Spectrum Disorders Diagnosis, Prevalence, and Services f ... Read on »
Pediatric optic neuritis: brain MRI abnormalities and risk of multiple sclerosis by stuart Patient Expert Posted Tue 17 Nov 2009 10:20pm The authors of this article aimed to investigate MRI factors involved in a higher risk of development of MS after an episode of optic neuritis in children. The risk of MS significantly increased in children with at least one lesion seen on a brain MRI performed during the episode of optic neuritis. Children with normal scans had a very low risk ... Read on »
PICU, Day #26, “choreoathetoid” and brain MRI by Carrie Ostrea Posted Fri 11 Jun 2010 1:15pm Seriously, just when we finally get some good news and start to turn a corner, we get slapped with another negative possibility!  It is incredibly frustrating!! Late, late last night (after I blogged), Dr. Schiffmann and I emailed back and forth regarding his conversation with Hannah’s neuro doc here.  Chorea type of movements have never be ... Read on »
Alzheimer's Disease & Serial (Not Cereal) Brain MRI by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Mon 12 Sep 2011 10:05am I'm attending the AAFP Congress of Delegates meeting this week followed by the Scientific Assembly so my output probably won't be the same as it usually is until I return home last next Sunday.  With that said, I wanted to expand upon last Wednesday's post in which biomarkers weren't really useful in predicting the conversion of mild cognit ... Read on »
PICU, Day #28 – Brain MRI, movements, sedation by Carrie Ostrea Posted Sun 13 Jun 2010 8:26pm Mama was helping holder her arm from flailing in order to take the pic. Pink Pather strategically located so we could get our kids a pic because they wanted to see Hannah with as few tubes and leads as possible! 28 friggin’ days in the PICU, seriously.  I am so ready to get the heck out of there!!  I can’t believe tomorrow will the b ... Read on »