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Lying gets easier with practice: MRI Study

Avoiding confrontation, not hurting someone’s feelings, securing a better position for yourself–there are many reasons why people bend the truth from time to time. While everyone has told a “little white lie,” a new study suggests that so-called innocent lies may be a gateway into a more consistent, pathological habit. The MRI study, entitled The brain […]

Trees in the MRI: drought study

Recent tree-ring is data suggesting BC is facing its harshest droughts in 350 years. California is bracing itself for yet another year of drought. So it is fitting, and timely, that scientists are studying the effect of drought using the best –and that includes the latest in medical imaging technology. An Australian study, led by […]

The brighter side of adolescent peer pressure: MRI studies

Adolescents are known for their risk taking. Health experts in privileged countries like ours cite preventable, often self-inflicted mishaps as the biggest risk to teenage well-being. But while the negative effects of peer pressure are well-known, less known are the more positive characteristics (faster learning and self exploration) attributed to the risks associated with group […]

MRI Researchers Study Brain Changes in Relation to Occupational Stress

Stress is an evolutionary necessity. The ancestral ability to recognize stressful situations–and cope with them–is what has enabled species such as our own to continue through the centuries. When humans were hunter-gatherers, coping with stress meant simply finding the next meal. So where does stress fit into today’s ultra-convenient world of instant food and information? […]

Left-Hand Turns Most Dangerous Move on the Road: MRI Study

It’s common knowledge that distracted driving causes accidents, but given the summer’s increase in pedestrian and bike traffic in the city, it’s worth repeating. A Toronto MRI study published in early 2013 called Brain activity during driving with distraction: an immersive fMRI study revealed that left-hand turns use significantly more brain power than any other manoeuvre […]

Health Generalizations work for Populations, not Individuals

An article published in The Province on Tuesday entitled Health First: Brain tumours require quick action stresses the importance of a proactive approach to potential brain tumours: “For six months, Kim Jang knew there was something wrong with her six-year-old son,” the article begins. “Various doctors attributed Nate’s headaches and vomiting to anxiety because Jang had […]

Whole Body DWIBS Most Suitable for Multiple Myeloma Imaging

Research published in the Journal of Radiology yesterday has revealed that whole body DWIBS MRI is the best imaging modality when scanning for multiple myeloma. Multiple Myeloma, a type of blood cancer, differs from other cancers in that it does not form into a lump or tumour; rather, it causes plasma cells to grow uncontrollably […]

How is Facebook Changing Our Brains? MRI Study

Ubiquitous as Facebook has become, it still feels somewhat jarring when a new MRI study is published about its possible effects on the brain. Is Facebook so all-important that medical research studies about it are now necessary? Truly though, what started out as a photo-sharing website for university students has pervaded into nearly every aspect […]

How do you think Canada should improve i

How do you think Canada should improve its health services?

Get immediate follow up care! Have your

Get immediate follow up care! Have your scan, consultation w/our Dr., report & images all in the same day at AIM.

Prostate cancer the size of a pea is eas

Prostate cancer the size of a pea is easily detected at AIM with our advanced cancer detection techniques.

Often times when symptoms arise, cancer

Often times when symptoms arise, cancer has advanced. Prevent this with early cancer detection at AIM.

Lung cancer found in a patient who came

Lung cancer found in a patient who came in for a Whole Body MRI screen. No symptoms either!

Hemangioma queries after a CT/US test wi

Hemangioma queries after a CT/US test will have your Dr. order an MRI. Bypass those steps, come for an MRI!

MRI machines centre to centre are a lot

MRI machines centre to centre are a lot more different than you think. What do you think these differences are?

Every patient after meeting our very nic

Every patient after meeting our very nice on-site Radiologist to review their images looks calm and relieved.

There are probably more MRI machines on

There are probably more MRI machines on Wilsher Blvd, Los Angeles (a Street) then there are in Vancouver alone.

Almost a year waitlist for an MRI of the

Almost a year waitlist for an MRI of the knee publicly. Would you wait this long?

No wait lists, immediate consutations an

No wait lists, immediate consutations and instant reports. Can you get this service anywhere else in BC?

Do you anyone who’s gone out of country

Do you anyone who’s gone out of country for a private health service? What’s the experience like?

Do you know anyone affected by cancer? I

Do you know anyone affected by cancer? If yes, then you know time is an essence!

How much would you pay to scan your enti

How much would you pay to scan your entire body for cancer?

How long do you think it takes for an MR

How long do you think it takes for an MRI scan of the lower back?

How long do you think the wait time is f

How long do you think the wait time is for an MRI publicly?

There is approximately a population of 4

There is approximately a population of 4.5 million in BC. How many public MRI machines are there in BC?

Happy 2012 to everyone from AIM Medical

Happy 2012 to everyone from AIM Medical Imaging! How did everyone ring in the New Year?

From the doctors and staff at AIM, we wi

From the doctors and staff at AIM, we wish everyone has a fun and safe new year’s. Happy 2012!

Why do you think BC residents have to wa

Why do you think BC residents have to wait so long for a MRI publicly?

Be careful on the mountains! MCL & ACL t

Be careful on the mountains! MCL & ACL tears diagnoses have become rampant at AIM.

Severe heachaches, tinnitus, and memory

Severe heachaches, tinnitus, and memory loss are some reasons patients come in for an MRI.

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