Category: Tesla MRI

Real-time MRI. Are you ready for MRE?

MRI is Magnetic Resonance Imaging that is one of the primary tools that physicians use to diagnose diseases and detect injuries from broken bones to conditions like multiple sclerosis. But the drawback is that MRI is a slow process and it takes hours, sometimes even days, to accurately interpret and examine. Due to this, if […]

Do Young Patients Face Cataract Risks from Head CTs?

Cataract risks associated with medical radiation among young patients, especially those coming from the neck and head CT scans, have been an issue of concern over the last few years. A number of studies have been conducted to determine cataract risks associated with repeated exposure to radiation from head CT scans. It has been argued […]

Novel Contrast and MRI may Improve Understanding of Neuron Communication

Calcium is one of the most critical molecules for cells that signal changes. It is particularly important in neurons. Imaging brain cell calcium level reveals how neurons communicate amongst themselves. However, the latest imaging techniques can penetrate only a few millimeters into the brain. Researchers of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge developed […]

10.5 Tesla MRI and More

Introduction – 10.5 Tesla MRI Innovations change medical practices and healthcare in an ever-evolving dimension. Medical history was made by the University of Minnesota when scientists performed the world’s first magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the whole human body at 10.5 Tesla using a Siemens MAGNETOM 10.5 Tesla MRI, developed in 2013 and funded by […]