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 […]
Positron Emission Tomography (PET) is an imaging test that helps determine a person’s physical state by revealing and examining the chemical activity in their body. Unlike CT and MRI, PET photographs the body at the cellular level, allowing doctors to gather a great deal of information that can help with the diagnosis and treatment of […]
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).
The Epilepsy Foundation defines seizure as a sudden surge of electrical activity in the brain that either excites or inhibits brain cells from sending messages. In and of itself, a seizure is not a disease. Rather, it is a symptom or a serious sign of an underlying condition affecting the brain. In some cases, seizures […]