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IMAGING Management

MRIs Used in New Study to Predict Which Infants Will Develop Autism

2017 16 Feb

MRIs have been used in a revolutionary study to predict if infants will later develop autism. The disorder has only been identifiable in children of 24 months of age. Now, research positively shows that signs of autism can be detectible in babies during their first year of life. The study published today in  Nature  is the first to demonstrate... Read more

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Technology Detects Risk of Infection in Premature or Critically Ill Infants

2016 21 May

A Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at UC San Diego Health in the U.S. has introduced a monitoring technology to detect when infants are at risk of infection. The Heart Rate Observation system (HeRO) (MPSC, Charlottesville, USA) is an algorithm-based system that can detect slight changes in a baby’s heartbeat that could be an early sign of a major... Read more

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Philips MRI Scanner In Project to Map Babies' Brains

2013 20 Jun

Scientists from Guys’ and St Thomas’, King’s College, London, Imperial College, London and the University of Oxford will use a Philips state-of-the-art MRI scanner combined with specially developed imaging techniques to investigate the wombs of pregnant women and image their babies’ brains, even while the foetuses are moving. To deliver this ambitious... Read more