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May 28, 2016

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May 28, 2016

Distinguishing Differences in Dementia Using Brain Scans

May 24, 2016 — Neuroscientists are now able to distinguish two different forms of dementia using advanced imaging techniques. This is the first step towards early recognition of dementia in patients on the basis of ... read more

PET Imaging With Special Tracer Can Detect, Diagnose Early Alzheimer's Disease

May 24, 2016 — Recognizing that the use of biomarkers has led to advances in the detection of Alzheimer's disease (AD), researchers reviewed a PET amyloid imaging agent, finding that imaging with PiB provides ... read more

May 18, 2016 — Researchers have developed a new method for preparing mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) that not only leads to the production of more native stem cells, but also labels them with a FDA approved ... read more

May 15, 2016 — New research uncovering a link between Interstitial Lung Abnormalities and an increased risk of in-hospital mortality has been ... read more

New Cardiac Imaging Technique Improves Accuracy by Removing Need to Breathe

May 13, 2016 — A new technique for cardiac magnetic resonance imaging improves accuracy by removing patients' need to breathe, reveals ... read more

Arterial Switch to 12 O'clock Associated With Reduced Coronary Reserve in Adolescence

May 13, 2016 — Arterial switch to the 12 o'clock position is associated with abnormal coronary perfusion in adolescence, reveals new research. Babies born with transposition of the great arteries undergo the ... read more

May 11, 2016 — Researchers have improved upon previous instruments, developing a new IVPA catheter design with collinear overlap between optical and acoustic waves with a tiny probe. The design can greatly improve ... read more

May 9, 2016 — Ga-68 DOTATATE PET/CT scans are superior to In-111 pentetreotide scans, the current imaging standard in the United States for detecting neuroendocrine tumors (NETS), and could significantly impact ... read more

Researchers Track Critical Development in the Young Brain

May 5, 2016 — A recent study combined two related but different imaging techniques to non-invasively track the rate at which nerve fibers in children's brains become wrapped in myelin. The work could lead to ... read more

Researchers Prove Utility of Imaging Tool in Surgeon's Hand

May 4, 2016 — Researchers have demonstrated the utility of new brain tumor imaging tool in the surgeon's hand. This research largely focuses on new means to incorporate imaging methods to view cells of brain ... read more

First Recommendations Published on Imaging Assessment of Prosthetic Heart Valves

May 4, 2016 — The first recommendations on multimodality imaging assessment of prosthetic heart valves have been published. Heart valve replacement is performed using mechanical or biological prostheses. It is ... read more

No Evidence of an Association Between Silent Brain Infarcts and Having Migraine With Aura

May 3, 2016 — A large cross-sectional study focused on women with migraines with aura and compared their brain MRI images with those of women not suffering from migraine. No differences between these two groups of ... read more

Narrow Band Imaging Can Reduce Recurrence of Bladder Tumors

Apr. 28, 2016 — Research into bladder tumor surgery has found that using narrow band imaging can significantly reduce the risk of disease recurrence. According to the World Cancer Research Fund, bladder cancer is ... read more

Breakthrough in the Treatment of Inherited Genetic Disease

Apr. 28, 2016 — A significant breakthrough has been made in the treatment of an inherited genetic disorder which damages muscle and nerve cells in the body. Pompe disease is caused by a defective gene that results ... read more

What Parents Should Ask Before Their Kids' X-Rays, Ct Scans

Apr. 27, 2016 — Whether a child is complaining of intense stomach pain or has a head injury after a car crash, doctors may recommend a computed tomography, or CT scan, to investigate possible injuries. CT scans use ... read more

Apr. 27, 2016 — Researchers propose a video segmentation model to recognize ROI in ... read more

Breast Density, Outcomes of Supplemental Breast Cancer Screening

Apr. 26, 2016 — The screening performance of digital mammography combined with tomosynthesis (a type of imaging) has been compared to digital mammography alone for women with varying levels of breast ... read more

Abnormally Low Blood Flow Indicates Damage to NFL Players' Brains

Apr. 26, 2016 — The discovery of brain pathology through autopsy in former National Football League (NFL) players called chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) has raised substantial concern among players, medical ... read more

Meaning of Brain Scans for 'Pain' Called Into Question

Apr. 25, 2016 — Patterns of brain activity thought to show pain responses have been called into question after researchers saw such patterns in rare patients born without a sense of pain. The study was designed to ... read more

Videogames Against Malaria: Learn Through Playing

Apr. 25, 2016 — A malaria "Candy Crush" to research new diagnostic tools involving citizen participation has been developed by researchers. Called MalariaSpot Bubbles, the video game not only allows ... read more

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