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2014-09-09 23:00:26

People with multiple sclerosis (MS) lose myelin in the gray matter of their brains and the loss is closely correlated with the severity of the disease, according to a new magnetic resonance imaging

2014-05-07 09:40:15

A study of concussion patients using diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) found that males took longer to recover after concussion than females did.

MR Spectroscopy Shows Brain Differences Of Preterm Infants
2013-11-26 09:16:04

Premature birth appears to trigger developmental processes in the white matter of the brain that could put children at higher risk of problems later in life

2013-06-11 14:00:37

Soccer players who 'head' the ball with high frequency demonstrate poorer performance on memory tests and have brain abnormalities similar to those found in traumatic brain injury patients.

2013-06-10 23:00:38

Soccer players who ‘head’ the ball with high frequency demonstrate poorer performance on memory tests and have brain abnormalities similar to those found in traumatic brain injury patients,

2013-04-01 11:21:28

Johns Hopkins scientists say they have evidence from animal studies that a type of central nervous system cell other than motor neurons plays a fundamental role in the development of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a fatal degenerative disease.

2013-03-21 10:11:04

Researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) have found what they say is evidence that veterans who suffer from "Gulf War Illness" have physical changes in their brains not seen in unaffected individuals.

Seniors Find Mental Benefits From Everyday Activities
2012-11-25 07:26:58

Reading a book or playing a spirited game of chess could actually help seniors preserve the structural integrity of their brains, according to a new research presented Sunday at the Radiological Society of North America's (RSNA) annual meeting.


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