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August 23, 2016

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August 23, 2016

Bioimaging: A Clear View of the Nervous System

Aug. 22, 2016 — A new and versatile imaging technique enables researchers to trace the trajectories of whole nerve cells and provides extensive insights into the structure of neuronal ... read more

MRI Technology Quantifies Liver Response in Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis Patients

Aug. 19, 2016 — Researchers have found that a form of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) that non-invasively measures fat density in the liver corresponds with histological (microscopic tissue analyses) responses in ... read more

Osteoblastic Metastases Distinguished from Enostoses Using CT Attenuation Measurements

Aug. 18, 2016 — CT attenuation measurements can be used to distinguish untreated osteoblastic (bone-related) metastases from enostoses (benign bone lesions), a team of researchers has ... read more

Novel Tracer Safely and Effectively Maps Sentinel Lymph Nodes in Breast Cancer Patients

Aug. 17, 2016 — A recent study demonstrates the effectiveness and safety of Tc-99m-rituximab, a new SLN radiotracer, that targets the antigen CD20, which is expressed extensively in lymph ... read more

Real-Time Visualization of the Function of Bone-Resorbing Cells Within Animals

Aug. 17, 2016 — Researchers have discovered a way to visualize sites where bone-resorbing cells (osteoclasts) were in the process of resorbing bone in living mice. This real-time visualization of changes in ... read more

New MRI Technique Sheds Technology's Longtime Limits

Aug. 16, 2016 — Since its emergence in the 1970s, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has given physicians a better look inside tissues, helping to diagnose maladies from brain tumors to internal bleeding to torn ... read more

Researchers ID Key Drivers of Heart Complications in Sickle Cell Anemia

Aug. 9, 2016 — Patients with sickle cell anemia (SCA) develop heart complications and nearly a quarter die a sudden death. Now, researchers have linked malfunctioning molecular pathways to specific heart anomalies ... read more

Novel Tech May Prevent Burn Scars: Pulsed Electric Fields

Aug. 8, 2016 — A group of researchers has devised a new non-invasive method to prevent the scarring caused by second- and third-degree burns. Ten percent of all unintentional-injury deaths are the result of ... read more

Research to Improve Treatment for Millions of Lung Disease Patients

Aug. 5, 2016 — New lung scanning technology has the potential to transform treatment for millions of people with lung ... read more

New Biochip-Based Blood Test Detects Elevated Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease

Aug. 3, 2016 — Researchers today unveiled results from a new blood test to help identify which patients are at an elevated risk of Alzheimer’s disease. The findings showed that the biochip test, which allows ... read more

Microscope Imaging System Integrates Virtual Reality Technology

Aug. 3, 2016 — CaptiView is a microscope image injection system that overlays critical virtual reality imaging directly onto the brain when viewed through the eyepiece during ... read more

Better Contrast Agents Based on Nanoparticles

Aug. 3, 2016 — Scientists have developed nanoparticles which can serve as efficient contrast agents for magnetic resonance imaging. This new type of nanoparticles produce around ten times more contrast than the ... read more

Link Found Between Inflammatory Biomarkers, Increased Heart Disease in Men With HIV

Aug. 3, 2016 — A cardiac imaging study uncovers a correlation between the high prevalence of coronary artery disease in men infected with HIV and in increase in inflammatory biomarkers, report ... read more

PET Imaging of Adult Neurogenesis May Contribute to Better Diagnosis of Depression, Evaluation of Drug Therapy Effectiveness

Aug. 3, 2016 — A new non-invasive PET scanning technique has been used by researchers to obtain images of neuron proliferation in the subventricular zone and subgranular zone of the hippocampal dentate gyrus. ... read more

Neuroscience-Based Framework for Addiction Diagnosis

Aug. 2, 2016 — When it comes to an addictive disorder, you either have it or you don't. But this dichotomous nature of the diagnosis fails to recognize the complexity and diversity of addiction's origins ... read more

Aug. 1, 2016 — Engineers and physicians have developed a handheld device capable of capturing images of a retina with cellular resolution. The new probe will allow researchers to gather detailed structural ... read more

July 29, 2016 — The supercoiling of bacterial chromosomes around histone-like proteins can trigger the expression of genes that make the microbe invasive, new research shows. The discovery could provide a new target ... read more

New Non-Invasive Imaging Method for Showing Oxygen in Tissue

July 28, 2016 — Learning how to look inside a body without having to cut it open is still an important part of medical research. One of the great challenges in imaging remains the visualization of oxygen in tissue. ... read more

Recovery of Dopamine Function Emerges With Recovery from Smoking

July 28, 2016 — A new study reports that smoking-related deficits in brain dopamine, a chemical implicated in reward and addiction, return to normal three months after quitting. The normalization of dopamine systems ... read more

Gene Therapy for Metabolic Liver Diseases Shows Promise in Pigs

July 27, 2016 — With a shortage of donor organs, medical researchers are exploring therapeutic strategies for patients with debilitating liver diseases. Researchers are testing a new approach to correct metabolic ... read more

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