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News Bites: New drug in the fight against C. difficile, Mini-MRI scanners for premature babies
 

News Bites: New drug in the fight against C. difficile, Mini-MRI scanners for premature babies

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Researchers have created a neural tourniquet that can stimulate the vagus nerve to stop bleeding. Meanwhile, scientists are revolutionising neurosurgery with a “smart needle” that can assess and prevent blood vessel damage during brain surgery.
 
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3 Feb 2017 - General
 
Second Topic: Mini-MRI scanners for premature babies. This is truly a superb advancement in the world of neonatology. MRI brains can visualise intracranial hemorrhage or any form of malformations or lesions in the brain much better than the current ultrasound cranium in neonates, as we all know ultrasound is operator-dependent. Furthermore, neonates rarely move alot and we can always do the MRI on them when they are asleep, for toddlers then MRI may be challenging as they will move and unable to...
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