Tag: MRI

Iron substitute for gadolinium

Company Funded under STTR to Develop an Iron-Based Alternative to Gadolinium Contrast Media Gadolinium contrast media, also known as MRI contrast media, dyes or agents, is a chemical substance used in MRI scans and exams to make the internal body organs more visible. However, the medical industry is concerned about the effects of gadolinium on […]

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 […]

FMRI Scans Help Reveal ‘Fingerprints’ Of Mental Diseases

FMRI stands for functional magnetic resonance imaging. As the name reveals, it helps in taking images by detecting the deviations of blood flow. Since the activities of the neuronal activation and the cerebral blood flow are interconnected, FMRI effectively takes images of the brain to explain its functionalities more clearly. This is a much effective […]

MRI Market Project to Reach $7.5 by 2025

The global market of Magnetic Imaging Resonance (MRI) is predicted to reach USD 7995.1 million in 2025 from a figure of USD 5913.6 in the year 2017. In fact, the magnetic imaging resonance market is also likely to grow with an average CAGR of 3.8% from 2018 to 2025. The health ministry of various countries […]

MRI Study Finds Men, “Blushing Individuals” More Sensitive to Alcohol

According to the reports of research conducted at China’s Shantou University, the findings of which were published in the American Journal of Neuroradiology, March edition, men are more sensitive to alcohol consumption with viewable signs like blushing. Scanning report from different types of MRI techniques shows that regular alcohol intake correlated with certain regional changes […]

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