An image similar in shape to a swallow’s tail has been identified as a new and accurate test for Parkinson’s disease.
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Tags: Dr Nin Bajaj, Medical Research Council, Movement Disorder Diseases, National Institute for Health Research, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Parkinson’s disease, PLOS ONE, Professor Dorothee Auer, Professor Penny Gowland, Queen’s Medical Centre, Sarah Matheson Trust, School of Medicine, Sir Peter Mansfield Magnetic Resonance Centre, Stefan Schwarz, The ‘Swallow Tail’ Appearance of the Healthy Nigrosome — A New Accurate Test of Parkinson's Disease: A Case-Control and Retrospective Cross-Sectional MRI Study at 3T
A study has found that fat in food can reduce activity in several areas of the brain which are responsible for processing taste, aroma and reward.
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A new technique which lets scientists ‘see’ our brain waves at work could revolutionise our understanding of the human body’s most complex organ and help transform the lives of people suffering from schizophrenia and ADHD.
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Tags: ADHD, Dr Matt Brookes, Leverhulme Trust, magnetoencephalography (MEG), MRI, Oxford Centre for Functional MRI of the Brain, Oxford Centre for Human Brain Activity, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) of the United States, schizophrenia, School of Psychiatry, Sir Peter Mansfield Magnetic Resonance Centre, The Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging