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Magnetic brain waves to detect injury and disease

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25th November 2020

Scientists at the University of Birmingham have developed a new sensor to measure weak magnetic signals in the brain, which has the potential to increase understanding of connectivity in the brain, and detect signs of traumatic brain injury, dementia and schizophrenia.  Magnetic signals in the brain are measured by magnetoencephalography (MEG).  They are easier to […]

New Device for Detecting Traumatic Brain Injury ‘On the Spot’

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16th October 2020

A method for detecting traumatic brain injury at the point of care has been developed by scientists at the University of Birmingham. Using chemical biomarkers released by the brain immediately after a head injury occurs, researchers are able to pinpoint when patients need urgent medical attention. This saves time in delivering vital treatment and avoids […]

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