Science Mag: Ultrasonic probe could detect stroke, brain damage in young babies

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Injury, Brain Research

If you’ve ever found yourself in an MRI machine, you know keeping still isn’t easy. For newborns, it’s nearly impossible. Now, a portable, ultrasonic brain probe about the size of a domino could do similar work, detecting seizures and other abnormal brain activity in real time, according to a new study. It could also monitor growing babies for brain damage that can lead to diseases like cerebral palsy. (October 11, 2017)

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