Sharing Results Of Medical Tests Should patients be given their lab results, x-ray and MRI results and other potentially life-altering test results without a doctor's consultation?
Goggles To Diagnose StrokesWe often have to do CT scans or MRIs to check for strokes but researchers at Johns Hopkins believe they have a much more simple bedside alternative.
The Value Of Technology In MedicineI am a big fan of technology in medicine when it can be used effectively, but I have concerns when it drives up costs and may not be any better than less expensive tests that we already have.
A Human Benefit To Studying FishResearchers at Harvard are taking MRIs of the brains of fish in virtual-reality swimming systems and monitoring brain activity associated with movement for a better understanding of the human brain.
A New Resource For Medical InformationThe American College of Physicians is teaming up with Consumer Reports to provide medical information regarding important medical topics that affect many of us.
Brain May Trick The Way We SeeIf you stare at a dim light bulb without moving your eyes for about ten seconds, and then look at a blank wall or ceiling, you will likely see an afterimage of the light. Your brain may be playing tricks on your eyes.
Does Brain Size Shrink Over Time?Does a person's brain shrink as they age?
Back Surgery: To Be? Or Not To Be?If a person suffers from chronic back pain should they turn to surgery and, if so, what factors would argue in favor of surgery?
Test QuestionsIn our medical world we have dozens of tests that we can order at any time. This is a great weapon in patient care but it can also be a problem.
Studying The Brains Of Teen BulliesGrowing scientific research and better technology allows researchers to look closely at the brains of teens prone to bullying.