MRI Scans May Help Reveal Subtle Brain Changes in CF Patients

MRI Scans May Help Reveal Subtle Brain Changes in CF Patients

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MRI Scans May Help Reveal Subtle Brain Changes in CF Patients

MRI scans may help to reveal subtle changes in certain areas of the brain among people with cystic fibrosis (CF), a study found. The affected areas are involved in mood and cognition, which were found to be altered relative to people without the genetic disease. “CF patients exhibited significant anxiety and depression symptoms and impaired cognitive abilities, and brain regions regulating such functions showed altered brain structural integrity,” the researchers wrote. Low levels of oxygen…

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