Shrinkage of Brain Region May Signal Onset of Multiple Sclerosis
TUESDAY, April 23 (HealthDay News) -- Atrophy of a key brain
area may become a new biomarker to predict the onset of multiple
sclerosis, researchers say. If so, that would add to established
criteria such as the presence of brain lesions to diagnose the
progressive, incurable disorder.
Are Pricey Computer-Aided Mammograms Worth It?
MONDAY, April 15 (HealthDay News) -- Adding computer-aided detection to mammograms finds more early, noninvasive cancers and helps detect invasive cancers at earlier stages, according to a large new study. But the jury's still out as to how worthwhile the extra technology is overall.
Could Scientists Peek Into Your Dreams?
THURSDAY, April 4 (HealthDay News) -- Talk about mind reading. Researchers have discovered a potential way to decode your dreams, predicting the content of the visual imagery you've experienced on the basis of neural activity recorded during sleep.