Medical Imaging News
February 11, 2016

Latest Headlines
updated 10:33pm EST

More Medical Imaging News
February 11, 2016

New Analysis Method May Reduce Need for Invasive Biopsies

Feb. 5, 2016 — Scientists have identified a quantitative method to measure changes in biomarkers, which may reduce or eliminate the need for invasive ... read more

Feb. 2, 2016 — Stopping the growth of blood vessels in tumors is a key target for glioblastoma therapies, and imaging methods are essential for initial diagnosis and monitoring the effects of treatments. A team of ... read more

New MRI Technique Offers Faster Diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis

Feb. 1, 2016 — A new way of using MRI scanners to look for evidence of multiple sclerosis in the brain has been successfully tested by researchers. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is notoriously difficult to diagnose as it ... read more

Future Help for Stroke Patients With Language Problems

Feb. 1, 2016 — A new method of analysis to distinguish between stroke patients with language problem has been developed by a brain researcher. The result may be individualized treatment for each ... read more

Ultrasound-Based Therapy for Cardiac Stem Cells Recovery

Jan. 29, 2016 — When cardiac stem cells undergo low-intensity pulsed ultrasound treatment, these cells can perform continuing modifications, tissue remodeling and regeneration of damaged cardiac tissue after a heart ... read more

Jan. 29, 2016 — Sphingosine kinase inhibitors are a new category of drugs that act on specific enzymes involved in sphingolipid metabolism to reduce the formation of a pro-cancer, pro-inflammatory lipid signaling ... read more

Jan. 29, 2016 — Research has revealed subtle brain differences in adult males with autism spectrum disorder, which may go some way towards explaining why symptoms persist into adulthood in some people with the ... read more

New Imaging Technique Could Reduce Need for Amputation

Jan. 27, 2016 — A new MRI imaging technique could reduce the need for amputation in patients with critical limb ischemia, according to a new study. The technique uses a new way of mapping blood delivered to the leg ... read more

Better Way to Image Metastatic Prostate Cancer

Jan. 27, 2016 — A recent study shows in a prospective, systematic manner that a PET/CT scan, using the radiotracer F-18-DCFBC to target prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA), is significantly more effective at ... read more

New Findings Point to Central Nervous System Role in Painful Diabetic Peripheral Nerve Disease

Jan. 27, 2016 — The central nervous system is a key contributor to the problem of painful peripheral nerve disease in people with diabetes, emerging evidence suggests. Diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) occurs in ... read more

Jan. 21, 2016 — The supplement aged garlic extract can lower the risk of heart disease by reducing the accumulation of certain types of plaque in the arteries, a new study ... read more

Diagnosing Depression Before It Starts

Jan. 21, 2016 — Brain scans may identify children who are vulnerable to depression, before symptoms appear, new research indicates. In a new study, the researchers found distinctive brain differences in children ... read more

Imaging Test Accurately Detects Extent of Prostate Cancer in Patients

Jan. 20, 2016 — The method that researchers have developed to image the prostate appears to be much better at detecting prostate cancer than any other test -- radiographical, biopsy or blood -- in use ... read more

Biopsy Robot Combines MRI, Ultrasound

Jan. 20, 2016 — Researchers are working on a biopsy robot that combines the best features of MRI and ultrasound, aiming to improve the diagnosis of breast cancer and muscle ... read more

Improve Mapping of Deadly Heart Rhythms, Warns Expert

Jan. 19, 2016 — A pioneer in developing life-saving therapies for a deadly heart arrhythmia has called on electrophysiologists to reexamine a widely used technique to guide the treatment of the faulty electrical ... read more

Surge in Use of CTs in Patients With Minor Injuries, Study Shows

Jan. 19, 2016 — Twice as many patients with non-serious injuries, such as fractures or neck strain, are undergoing CT scans in emergency departments at California hospitals, according to a new study, which tracked ... read more

Virtual Bone Biopsy Helps Identify Why People With Diabetes Are at Risk of Bone Fractures

Jan. 19, 2016 — A study using high resolution imaging to create a "virtual bone biopsy" has shed new light on why people with type 2 diabetes are at risk of bone fractures. Researchers used high resolution ... read more

A New Method to Improve the Pre-Operative Diagnosis of Ovarian Cancer Based on Ultrasound

Jan. 19, 2016 — In a landmark study, investigators from Europe propose a new and simple method to assess the risk of malignancy of women with an adnexal mass. The method identified between 89-99 percent of patients ... read more

Easier Diagnosis for Fungal Infection of the Lungs

Jan. 18, 2016 — A new clinical imaging method may enable doctors to tackle one of the main killers of patients with weakened immune systems sooner and more ... read more

Jan. 14, 2016 — A technology that can reduce Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanning times by more than 50 percent has been developed, meaning that hospitals can drastically increase the number of scans without ... read more

Friday, February 5, 2016
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Monday, February 1, 2016
Friday, January 29, 2016
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Thursday, January 21, 2016
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Monday, January 18, 2016
Thursday, January 14, 2016
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Thursday, January 7, 2016
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Monday, January 4, 2016
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Monday, December 28, 2015
Friday, December 25, 2015
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
Thursday, December 17, 2015
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Monday, December 14, 2015
Friday, December 11, 2015
Thursday, December 10, 2015
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Monday, December 7, 2015
Friday, December 4, 2015
Thursday, December 3, 2015
Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Friday, November 27, 2015
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Monday, November 23, 2015
Friday, November 20, 2015
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Sunday, November 15, 2015
Monday, November 16, 2015
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Monday, November 9, 2015
Sunday, November 8, 2015
Friday, November 6, 2015
Thursday, November 5, 2015
Monday, November 2, 2015
Thursday, October 29, 2015