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    Mumbai: CT, MRI will become cheaper if brought under Drug and Cosmetic Act 1940

    Mumbai: In order to curb the increasing costs of the medical devices in India, the state government have taken an initiative to bring all the testing and imaging devices such as magnet resonance imaging (MRI), CT scan and X-ray machines under the Drug and Cosmetic (D&C) Act 1940.

  • Revealed: Why people get aggressive after drinking

    Melbourne: Just two glasses of vodka can trigger changes in the brain region linked to aggression, say scientists who used MRI scans to understand why people become violent after consuming alcohol.

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    Mumbai: Getting treatment at BMC hospitals to soon become costlier for patients

    In a move which will affect a patient’s monetary budget, the BMC is trying hard to clear a proposal in which it wants to hike treatment cost for patients. In this proposal, it has proposed a hike in civic-run hospitals by 35 percent for those from outside and 20 percent for Mumbai residents.

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    Mumbai: MRI section of Nair Hospital was manned by a resident doctor & ward boy during the tragedy

    Mumbai: The radiology department of the BYL Nair hospital, which does as many as 30 MRIs in a day, was manned by a resident doctor when the horrific tragedy took place. Saurabh Lanjekar, who is just 24 years old, was present in the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) room on Saturday evening when a 32 year old man was sucked into the machine.

  • Mumbai skittle out Tripura for 195

    Mumbai : Medium pacer Akash Parkar picked up his maiden five-wicket haul to help Mumbai bundle out a struggling Tripura for a paltry 195 on the first day of their Ranji Trophy Group C league match at the Wankhede stadium.

  • Altruism increases after you cross 45

    New York: Combining insights from psychology, behavioural economics and neuroscience, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have discovered that pure altruism increases with age, especially after the age of 45.

  • MRI may help predict preterm birth: study

    London: Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of the cervix is more accurate than ultrasound at predicting if some women will have a preterm birth, a new study has found.

  • Daydreamers more likely to be obese      

    New York: Researchers have warned that daydreaming could increase a person’s risk of obesity, as they fail to realise they have eaten too much when they are lost in their thoughts, says PTI. Scientists said the brains of overweight people are wired in a way that makes them prone to overeating. As a result, when they are daydreaming, they fail to recognise if they have already eaten too much food – and

  • Men, women have different reasons for heart failure

    New York : In men the heart muscle that encircles the main heart chamber grows bigger and thicker with age, while in women, it retains its size or gets somewhat smaller, reveals a new study of the ageing hearts of nearly 3,000 adults, reports IANS.

  • Diamonds can spot cancers at early stage

    Sydney: Researchers have found a way to use diamonds to act as beacons in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans and identify cancerous tumours before they become life-threatening, reports IANS.

  • Visual cortex can take important decisions: study

    New York : Visual cortex, the part of the brain responsible for seeing, can take decisions just like the brain’s traditional “higher level” areas, finds a study, says IANS.

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    Emotionally unstable have different brain structure

    London: The orbitofrontal cortex, an area in the lower frontal lobe, is smaller in the people who have problems with regulating emotions, a study says. People vary in how often they become happy, sad or angry, and also in how strongly these emotions are expressed.

  • Why cheap wines taste good to some

    London : Even cheap wine can taste great for some people if comes with a higher price tag, says researchers, reports IANS.

  • Babies feel pain just like adults

    London : When exposed to pain, the brain of babies “lights up” in a very way similar to adults’, a pioneering Oxford University brain scanning study has found, reports IANS.

  • Shape-shifting sensor to report internal biological conditions

    Washington : Scientists have designed a new, shape-shifting probe – one-hundredth the width of a human hair – for sensitive, high-resolution remote biological sensing not possible with current technology, reports PTI.