Tag: MRI

Portable MRI pinpoints strokes that need surgical treatment

September 1, 2021

A portable MRI machine, the handiwork of healthcare technology company Hyperfine Research Inc. (Hyperfine), has just been used in a new Yale-led study to accurately detect cases of stroke in need of surgical intervention. Hyperfine’s Portable Point-of-Care MRI system packs powerful magnets into a much smaller and more cost-effective device, that could even be handled […]

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Anxiety associated with mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s

November 30, 2020

A study conducted by researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), US, has found an association between anxiety and an increased rate of progression from mild cognitive impairment (MCI) to the much more debilitating Alzheimer’s disease. Feelings of apprehension and fear are oft observed in those suffering from MCI; according to MUSC Professor […]

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