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Gaming Giants Want A Slice Of Brain Training Pie

Video game makers are now looking to extend their reach beyond the youth segments as far as their clientele is concerned. And a really ripe market awaits them. For the aging population in Japan has taken to "Brain Train" concept like a duck to water.// ..Leading games manufacturer, Nintendo has sold 3.3 million of its "Brain Training for Adults" game, which was released in May last. "We wanted t...

64-Slice CT Scanner Is More Heart Friendly

64-slice CT scanner is a new innovation to examine one’s heart.Usually an angiogram is performed where a thin flexible tube is threaded into an artery //in the groin or forearm and advanced through the arterial system into the heart, where x-ray images are taken. .. This would take a few hours but for a patient to recuperate from this invasive procedure it would take four to six hours. But this n...

Two-Slice-Touch Rule

According to a study conducted by the Department of Radiology at the University of Wisconsin Medical School and Hospital, the two-slice-touch //rule increased the accuracy of diagnosing meniscal tears. ..The two-slice-touch rule classifies a meniscus as 'torn' if there is one MR image with an abnormal finding. The authors of the study reviewed the medical records of 174 patients who had knee MR...

Single Slice MRI- Handy Tool to Identify Children at Risk

A new study finds that single-slice magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a fast and non-invasive way to measure intra-abdominal fat//. ..Excessive intra-abdominal fat is known to be a major risk factor for developing heart disease, diabetes and other illnesses in children and teenagers. .. Unlike the fat that lies just beneath the abdominal wall, forming skin folds or "love handles," internal fa...
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