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July 28, 2016

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July 28, 2016

Stroke Care: Randomized Penumbra 3-D Trial of Next Generation Stent Retriever Meets Primary Endpoints

July 27, 2016 — The Penumbra 3D Trial successfully met the primary trial endpoints, demonstrating non-inferiority in both safety and efficacy of the company's next-generation stent retriever, Penumbra 3D ... read more

Researchers Unveil New Data, Diagnostic Tool at the World's Largest Alzheimer's Forum

July 26, 2016 — A new diagnostic tool that can identify Alzheimer's disease long before the onset of symptoms has been presented by researchers. They add that the tool also highlights the increasing prevalence ... read more

July 25, 2016 — A radiologist reports that he uses magnetic resonance technology to diagnose prostate cancer with more than 90 percent success ... read more

Using Tau Imaging as Diagnostic Marker for Alzheimer Disease

July 25, 2016 — The accumulation of ?-Amyloid and tau proteins in the brain is hallmark pathology for Alzheimer disease. Recently developed positron emission tomography (PET) tracers, including [18F]-AV-1451, bind ... read more

Regenerative Medicine Improves Strength, Function in Severe Muscle Injuries

July 21, 2016 — Patients with severe muscle loss surgically implanted with bioscaffolds derived from pig tissue showed significant improvement in strength and range of motion, as well as evidence for skeletal muscle ... read more

New Superconducting Coil Improves MRI Performance

July 20, 2016 — A multidisciplinary research team has developed a high-temperature superconducting coil that allows magnetic resonance imaging scanners to produce higher resolution images or acquire images in a ... read more

July 12, 2016 — Scientists have used a powerful tool to better understand the progression of late-onset Alzheimer's disease (LOAD), identifying its first physiological signs. Rsearchers analyzed more than 7,700 ... read more

Veggie Juice That Illuminates the Gut

July 11, 2016 — The pigment that gives spinach and other plants their verdant color may improve doctors' ability to examine the human gastrointestinal tract. That's according to a study which describes how ... read more

Study Sheds Light on True Risk for Pancreatic Cancer in Patients With Cysts

July 11, 2016 — A look back at more than half a million patient records has established that patients with pancreatic cysts have a significantly higher overall risk of pancreatic cancer compared to those without ... read more

July 11, 2016 — Imaging all of the brain's connections after stroke in addition to imaging only the areas of cortical tissue damage could better predict which patients will have language deficits and how severe ... read more

Association Discovered Between Atrial Fibrillation, Reduced Frontal Lobe Brain Volumes

July 11, 2016 — People who experience the heart arrhythmia atrial fibrillation, may also suffer from a smaller brain, specifically reduced frontal lobe volume, according to a recent Framingham Heart ... read more

Promising New Methods for Early Detection of Alzheimer's Disease

July 8, 2016 — New methods to examine the brain and spinal fluid heighten the chance of early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease. These findings may have important implications for early detection of the ... read more

Imaging Technique Could Help Focus Breast Cancer Treatment

July 7, 2016 — Scientists have used imaging techniques as a new way to identify patients who could benefit from certain breast cancer treatments, according to a new ... read more

Athletes May Have White Matter Brain Changes Six Months After a Concussion

July 7, 2016 — New research finds white matter changes in the brains of athletes six months after a concussion, report investigators. The study involved 17 high school and college football players who experienced a ... read more

Brain Inflammation Linked to Depression in Multiple Sclerosis

July 7, 2016 — Patients with multiple sclerosis have higher rates of depression than the general population, including people with other life-long disabling diseases. Symptoms of multiple sclerosis arise from an ... read more

Location of UCL Tears in MLB Pitchers Can Help Determine If Surgery Is Necessary

July 7, 2016 — Ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) injuries in Major League Baseball pitchers are high-impact due to player time lost, making treatment decisions an even greater challenge for physicians. New research ... read more

July 6, 2016 — People with intermittent explosive disorder (IED), or impulsive aggression, have a weakened connection between regions of the brain associated with sensory input, language processing and social ... read more

Artificial Intelligence May Aid in Alzheimer's Diagnosis

July 6, 2016 — Machine learning is a type of artificial intelligence that allows computer programs to learn when exposed to new data without being programmed. Now, researchers have coupled machine learning methods ... read more

No Association Found Between Contrast Agents Used for MRIs and Nervous System Disorder

July 5, 2016 — A new study was conducted to assess the association between gadolinium exposure and parkinsonism, a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system characterized by tremor and impaired muscular ... read more

June 30, 2016 — Researchers have developed a new technology that can identify aggressive forms of ductal carcinoma in situ, or stage 0 breast cancer, from non-aggressive ... read more

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