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DTI Helps Identify Recovery In Concussion Patients

2016 15 Jun

Researchers using an advanced form of MRI called diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) have found a way to differentiate in advance those concussion patients who may be burdened long-term and those who would recover fully. The team of researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Health System led by Professor Michael L. Lipton were able... Read more

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Brain Injury Patterns Linked to Post-traumatic Depression, Anxiety

2015 16 Jun

A new MRI study published in the journal Radiology has found distinct injury patterns in the brains of people with concussion-related depression and anxiety. The findings may open the door to improved treatment and understanding of these common disorders, according to researchers.Understanding what triggers psychiatric disorders like depression, anxiety... Read more

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MRI May Detect Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

2014 30 Oct

According to a new study published in Radiology, a combination of different imaging techniques can find structural abnormalities in the brains of people suffering from chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). The findings suggest a potential for diagnosing and treating this condition.   People with CFS suffer from profound fatigue and a brain fog that does... Read more

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Concussions: Men Have Longer Recovery Time

2014 06 May

A recent study of concussion patients using diffusion tensor imaging (DTI), entitled “Sex Differences in White Matter Abnormalities after Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Localization and Correlation with Outcome”, found that females recovered faster after concussion than males did.The findings are published online in the journal Radiology and show that... Read more

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