Expanding on earlier research, Johns Hopkins researchers are reporting that people with balance disorders or dizziness traceable to an inner-ear disturbance show distinctive abnormal eye movements when the affected ear is exposed to the strong pull of an MRI’s magnetic field. Read more on the Laboratory Equipment website.
Read the original research article: Ward BK, Roberts DC, Della Santina CC, Carey JP and Zee DS (2014) Magnetic vestibular stimulation in subjects with unilateral labyrinthine disorders. Front. Neurol. 5:28. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2014.00028 - See more at: http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fneur.2014.00028/fullBack to top