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Potential Use Of MRI Magnetic Fields to Diagnose, Treat Balance Disorders, Dizziness

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, researchers have found, expanding on earlier research. Two new studies now suggest that these strong magnets could be used to diagnose, treat and study inner ear disorders in the future, replacing more invasive and uncomfortable examinations.
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