Essays Tagged: "Magnetic resonance imaging"

What is stress?

wn that prolonged stress can produce actual tissue changes and organ dysfunction. With the new MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) techniques, scientists are able to prove visibly that chronic stress can ...

(2 pages) 205 1 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Decreasing Brain Matter in Schizophrenia! scientific tests and progress of testing and preventing the degeneration of gray matter.

e not on any medications at the time.Experimental findings were acquired through the use of an MRI (Magnetic Resonance Image) scanner, which focused on the volumes of the total brain; cerebellum gray ...

(5 pages) 77 0 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Essay required for admittance to a radiology tech program, containing observation experiences

as far beyond their range. He continued investigating to find that these rays were not deflected by magnetic fields, and that they were able to penetrate many types of matter. He then produced the fir ...

(4 pages) 91 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The facts about cervical cancer

eneral health.Further tests include:*Blood tests* A chest x-ray*A pelvic ultrasound*A CT (CAT) scan*Magnetic resonance imaging scan (MRI or NMR scan)*Examination under anaesthetic.What types of treatm ...

(6 pages) 67 0 2.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Human Brain

as imcoming sound, resulting in a common symptom of schizophrenia: hearing voices. Diffusion tensor imaging (DTI), a new variety of MRI, was used in the study to see the white matter of the brain. If ...

(5 pages) 127 0 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Hold Me, I'm a Fermata. Research Paper on Music Education and the effects of music upon the brain.

ce is seen in those who started lessons between the ages of three and eight. Clinical studies using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) have been preformed to show "that the fibers in the corpus callosum ...

(7 pages) 61 1 4.7 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Clinical Case Study-Hypertension.

seful in distinguishing tumors and in detailing accumulation of fluid in chest infections, and;MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging is an examination, which allows the doctor to see detailed images of soft ...

(5 pages) 140 1 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Modern medical terminology

familiar with it. These are some modern terms that are new that was presented in the past few years.Magnetic comes from the Greek word "magnesia." Magnesia refers to "Magnes lithos" which is a rock in ... egion in Thessaly, Greece. Resonance comes from the Latin word "resonare" meaning "to sound again." Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a diagnostic test that produces three-dimensional images of body ...

(2 pages) 28 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Alzheimer's Disease

brains structures. Computed Tomography (CT), also called Computerized Axial Tomography (CAT), or a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) are a diagnostic routine of someone who has the symptoms of Alzheim ...

(6 pages) 69 1 4.3 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (FMRI) and it's Medical Applications

INTRODUCTIONFunctional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) is an imaging technique that plays an important role in determinin ... used by neuroscientists and psychiatrists.The purpose of this report is to discuses the functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) technique and its applications in the medical field.The report beg ... fMRI. Finally, some future developments of fMRI are presented.I. BACKGROUNDA. History of Functional Magnetic Resonance (fMRI)The phenomena of nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), on which fMRI relies, wa ...

(7 pages) 40 0 3.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Health Care Administration

ds with the assurance of having a highly competitive and innovative technology that is the portable Magnetic Resonance Imaging device.A vision of a healthy population who is continually provisioned wi ...

(5 pages) 247 0 4.8 Sep/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

Medical Imaging - The Physics of Light Microscopes and Magnetic Resonance (MRI) units

skThe Physics of Medical ImagingBen Cotterill - 23/4/07Part 2 - Studying a medical imaging techniqueMagnetic Resonance ImagingMRIIntroduction The main components used in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MR ... he radio frequency tells the computer 'what it sees', allowing the computer to devise an image. The magnetic field is required to allow the radio frequency to do its job.MRI relies on tissue density a ...

(2 pages) 45 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

The Aetiology of Autism

s of the brain are larger than is typical. Courchesne et. al. (2005) built on this finding by using Magnetic Resonance Imaging technology (MRI) and previous evidence. They and others (Dementieva et. a ... nlargement and ultimately a reduced number of neurons". (Amaral and Schumann, 2006, p.5) Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) has found early developmental failure in Autism involving the amyg ...

(15 pages) 119 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Technology Era

medicine greatly. Machines such as an electroencephalogram (EEG), computer axial tomography (CAT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and position emission tomography (PET) help in the diagnosis of dis ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Comparing different types of Neuroimaging

f structures and fluids, and vascular malformations. Some tests are MEG/MSI (Magnetoencephalography/magnetic source images), CT scan (Computed Tomography scan), MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging), PET s ... ), MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging), PET scan (Positron Emission Tomography scan), fMRI (functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging) (NYU, 2008).MEG/MSI: Magnetoencephalography bases its technique on measu ...

(4 pages) 18 1 5.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Alzheimers, and Neuroimaging

2009) and adventually the information is combined to make a 3-D photo of the brain.Next, an MRI, or Magnetic Resonance imaging, which uses magnets and measures waves produced by these magnetic fields. ...

(2 pages) 24 1 4.3 Nov/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Substandard Patient Care

armness at a localized area of the calf. The situation alarmed the nursing staff who then ordered a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scan. By using an MRI, the staff was able to see that the patient i ...

(4 pages) 76 0 4.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Ethical Issues Surrounding Neuromarketing Sub Topics: Brief Introduction, Brief History, MRI, Functional MRI (fMRI), Ethical Issues and Ethical Comebacks.

brains respond to advertising messages and measuring these responses. Typically, neuromarketers use Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) as the main tool to view what is happening in the consumers mind.Th ... orts (Grose, 2006).] [Neuromarketing uses different neuroimaging technologies with fMRI (functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging) being its main one (Smidts, 2002). This technology was at first planned ...

(9 pages) 26 0 5.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing


hey feel the need to adjust to the ways of the group. To test this, the researchers used functional magnetic resonance imaging to examine brain activity in subjects whose initial judgments of facial a ...

(7 pages) 9 0 0.0 Dec/2012

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Health Care Career Report: Radiologist

the Obama Care I know there will be many job opportunities available.ReferencesAmerican Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists (ARMRIT). (n.d.). Retrieved December 9th, 2013 from http:// ... ical/aht/Radiography/rg_costs.asp.The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). (2013). Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist. Retrieved December 9th, 2013 from https://www.arrt.or ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Jan/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine