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Brain scanning will introduce new costs into the health care system, which judges and policymakers will have to weigh carefully against the chances of success.
Each child underwent brain scanning as he or she observed a series of 80 photographs of different faces and then went through the series again to imitate the facial expression in each photo.
Andrew Kozel and Mark George of MUSC have for the first time successfully distinguished truth-telling from deception in individuals using fMRI brain scanning.
On the basis of those early findings and improvements in brain scanning, some physicians are now prescribing interferon-beta-1a for patients with early signs of MS, Jacobs says.
Under a Physician's Sponsored Investigational New Drug (IND) application, adult patients with ADHD have undergone brain scanning using the Company's radio-imaging agent Altropane(TM), and were found to have a significantly abnormal elevation in the number of dopamine transporters in the midbrain.