World Parkinson’s Day: Recognizing the Signs and Symptoms of PD, and the Importance of Early Diagnosis

World Parkinson’s Day on April 11 provides an opportunity to help the public better understand what Parkinson’s disease (PD) is and to shed light on efforts made by GE Healthcare and [...]

Untangling Alzheimer’s

The brain is arguably the most vital of organs. It is the source of everything we do, everything we think and everything we feel. It processes the cacophony of stimuli from [...]

World Malaria Day: MRI Shows How “Voldemort of Parasites” Kills Children

April 25th is World Malaria Day. People the world over are driving awareness for this disease that threatens 3.3 billion people in 106 countries, and  the global efforts to research and treat [...]

Cell-based Therapies Get a Manufacturing Boost in the UK: Innovation, Standardization and Collaboration Will Be the Keys to Success

The UK’s Cell Therapy Catapult has announced that it will construct a £55 million manufacturing center to help boost the progress of advanced therapies, including cell and gene therapies, into widespread [...]

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie…Why it May Not Remember: Ability to Image Potential Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease Creeps Towards the Horizon

Finding the causes and best treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is a daunting task for scientists, not to mention the clinicians, patients, and their friends and families who deal with the [...]

Marc Wortmann on Alzheimer’s disease, and what we can do to prevent it

September is Alzheimer’s Disease International’s (ADI) World Alzheimer’s Month. Raising awareness of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia is as critical as ever to bolster medical research, mend the public’s [...]

The Rising Tide of Alzheimer’s

How would you feel if you had no answer to the question, ‘do you remember how you got here?’ Like a rising tide, Alzheimer’s progresses slowly and without warning. Sufferers of [...]

Ice Bucket Challenge Sees Donations to ALS Charities Skyrocket

For the past few weeks, thousands of people, including hundreds of celebrities, have been voluntarily tipping buckets of ice water over themselves and recording the ordeal to be posted online. Why, you may [...]

Most of Us Want to Know if Dementia Will Strike, Survey Finds

Scientists are learning to diagnose and even predict the onset of incurable neurological diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s earlier and earlier. As doctors get closer to predicting whether you will develop an incurable disease [...]

Researchers Plug into Brain Circuitry with Customized Implants

The understanding of the brain’s circuitry is one of the few uncharted territories of the human body. The sheer complexity of the brain has led to the development of innovative new [...]

Brain Activity: Neuroscience Digs Deeper to Reveal Brain’s Complexity

The increasingly aging population has placed the issue of brain health and its associated issues under the spotlight once again. While age and genetics are uncontrollable risk factors for poor brain [...]

How Much Do We Know About Our Brain?

Ajit Shankaranarayanan PhD, Global MR Neuro Applications Manager, Applications & Workflow at GE Healthcare, took some time out to answer questions about his research into brain tumors and what he thinks [...]
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