If your medical provider has ordered an MRI, there are a few things you should know about the process to help quell any stress over the procedure. An MRI is painless. Unlike X-ray it does not use or omit radiation to obtain the imaging. It is a diagnostic tool that your medical provider has ordered […]
Magnetic resonance imaging scans, or MRI, may soon prove a more efficient and comfortable alternative for diagnosing bone marrow cancer, compared to biopsies and other tests. This is because MRIs can pinpoint cancerous cells – through only a single scan.
When your doctors tell you that more tests are needed before they can accurately diagnose your condition, you are most likely up for an MRI. This is a safe, painless testing that involves the use of magnetic field and radio waves to create detailed images of your body’s internal organs.But why do you really need […]
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans, which produce sophisticated images of the brain, have emerged as a valuable tool for the early diagnosis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
According to research published on RadioGraphics, in about 20 percent of infertile couples, male infertility is the sole cause of the inability to conceive. At the same time, in 30-40 percent of these, male and female factors are the causes. Therefore, in approximately 50 percent of cases, a condition involving the male partner contributes to […]
Concussions, otherwise known as “mild traumatic brain injuries”, affect about 1.7 million Americans annually. Athletes make up a considerable part of that figure, causing many parents to grow concerned about letting their children participate in youth sports. In an attempt to better understand the impact of concussion and minimize the risk of re-injury for recovering […]