Dementia is a brain disorder with permanent loss of memory or other higher cognitive function.. Dementia can either be progressive, such as in
By definition, dementia is permanent. A brief...
Positron Emission Tomography (PET) scans, are a type of nuclear medicine imaging that can be used to map the brain. The scan uses very... Read more »
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) reveals the structure of the head and brain and identifies any abnormalities. An MRI uses powerful magnet... Read more »
Brains scans were first used in the 1970s when CT (computed tomography) scans began to be used to look at the structure of the brain and... Read more »
Pictures of the brain: what are they and what do they tell us? CT, CTA, MRI, MRA, fMRI, PET are an alphabet soup of brain tests that... Read more »