Tag: MRI

MRI: A Safer Non-Invasive Diagnostic Technique

Science has developed many ways to examine the internal body organs and their details, and a whole department of mrimedical science has been dedicated to such examination called “Radiology.” Major methods used in Radiology include X-rays, Ultrasound, CT scan and MRI. Of all the above mentioned methods, safest and most modern one is MRI. It does not emit radiations; rather it works with a magnetic field system.

What does MRI stand for?

MRI is an abbreviated form of Magnetic Resonance Imaging. It is a non invasive diagnostic test that helps the physicians to diagnose the problem and ailment, and treat it accordingly.

How does MRI work?

It is important to note that our body is primarily composed of water molecules; each containing two hydrogen nuclei, or Protons. These protons align themselves in the process of an MRI scan.

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Moderate Exercise can Reduce High Liver Fat Levels in Diabetics, John Hopkins Researchers say.

According to John Hopkins researchers, regular aerobic exercise and weightlifting may reduce high liver fat levels in patients with type2 diabetes.

High levels of fat are quite common in patients with type2 diabetes and they often seem to contribute in heart disease risk.

77 diabetic men and women took part in the study and they were divided into two groups. One group was asked to do three 45-minute sessions of moderate aerobic exercises including brisk walking and bicycling for six months. They were also asked to do three 20-minute sessions of weightlifting per week.

On the other hand, the other group was not asked to do any formal aerobic fitness or gym classes.

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