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Milestone for brown fat research with new MRI scan

The first MRI scan to show 'brown fat' in a living adult could prove to be an essential step towards a new wave of...

Gene panel screens dozens of genes for cancer-associated mutations

As many as 10 percent of women with a personal or family history of breast or ovarian cancer have at least one genetic mutation...

Head injuries can make children loners

Study also suggests potential treatment New research has found that a child's relationships may be a hidden casualty long after a head injury. Neuroscientists at Brigham...

New research suggests connection between white matter and cognitive health

A multidisciplinary group of scientists from the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging at the University of Kentucky have identified an interesting connection between the health...

Weaker Gut Instinct Makes Teens Open to Risky Behavior

Making a snap decision usually means following your initial reaction -- going with your gut. That intuitive feeling sprouts from the limbic system, the...

Pseudogap theory puts physicists closer to high temperature superconductors

Physicists are one step closer to developing the world’s first room-temperature superconductor thanks to a new theory from the University of Waterloo, Harvard and...

US headache sufferers get $1 billion worth of brain scans each...

One in eight visits to a a doctor for a headache or migraine end up with the patient going for a brain scan, at...

New MRI can ‘see through’ metal screws to follow patients after...

People who sustain the most common type of hip fracture, known as a femoral neck fracture, are at increased risk of complications. A special...

Technique allows for radiation-free detection of tumors

Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford have developed a way to scan young cancer patients’ bodies for tumors without exposing...

Brain Scans Show We Take Risks Because We Can’t Stop Ourselves

A new study correlating brain activity with how people make decisions suggests that when individuals engage in risky behavior, such as drunk driving or...

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