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July 25, 2016

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July 25, 2016

Regenerative Medicine Improves Strength, Function in Severe Muscle Injuries

July 21, 2016 — Patients with severe muscle loss surgically implanted with bioscaffolds derived from pig tissue showed significant improvement in strength and range of motion, as well as evidence for skeletal muscle ... read more

New Superconducting Coil Improves MRI Performance

July 20, 2016 — A multidisciplinary research team has developed a high-temperature superconducting coil that allows magnetic resonance imaging scanners to produce higher resolution images or acquire images in a ... read more

Veggie Juice That Illuminates the Gut

July 11, 2016 — The pigment that gives spinach and other plants their verdant color may improve doctors' ability to examine the human gastrointestinal tract. That's according to a study which describes how ... read more

Promising New Methods for Early Detection of Alzheimer's Disease

July 8, 2016 — New methods to examine the brain and spinal fluid heighten the chance of early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease. These findings may have important implications for early detection of the ... read more

Athletes May Have White Matter Brain Changes Six Months After a Concussion

July 7, 2016 — New research finds white matter changes in the brains of athletes six months after a concussion, report investigators. The study involved 17 high school and college football players who experienced a ... read more

Brain Inflammation Linked to Depression in Multiple Sclerosis

July 7, 2016 — Patients with multiple sclerosis have higher rates of depression than the general population, including people with other life-long disabling diseases. Symptoms of multiple sclerosis arise from an ... read more

Location of UCL Tears in MLB Pitchers Can Help Determine If Surgery Is Necessary

July 7, 2016 — Ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) injuries in Major League Baseball pitchers are high-impact due to player time lost, making treatment decisions an even greater challenge for physicians. New research ... read more

July 6, 2016 — People with intermittent explosive disorder (IED), or impulsive aggression, have a weakened connection between regions of the brain associated with sensory input, language processing and social ... read more

Artificial Intelligence May Aid in Alzheimer's Diagnosis

July 6, 2016 — Machine learning is a type of artificial intelligence that allows computer programs to learn when exposed to new data without being programmed. Now, researchers have coupled machine learning methods ... read more

No Association Found Between Contrast Agents Used for MRIs and Nervous System Disorder

July 5, 2016 — A new study was conducted to assess the association between gadolinium exposure and parkinsonism, a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system characterized by tremor and impaired muscular ... read more

June 30, 2016 — Researchers have developed a new technology that can identify aggressive forms of ductal carcinoma in situ, or stage 0 breast cancer, from non-aggressive ... read more

Early Diagnosis, Effective Therapy Vital for Treatment of Deadly Invasive Aspergillosis

June 30, 2016 — New therapies are improving care, but early diagnosis remains critical in the effective treatment of invasive, a potentially deadly fungal infection, according to new ... read more

Wearable Technology Gets Good Ratings from Plastic Surgeons

June 29, 2016 — Plastic surgeons see some clear advantages of using Google Glass in the operating room, reports a new ... read more

Managing the Radiation Dose While Communicating the Risk

June 29, 2016 — Despite evidence that low doses of ionizing radiation associated with imaging are not dangerous, the medical community is frequently faced with the challenge of communicating the risk and managing ... read more

New Clues About the Aging Brain's Memory Functions

June 29, 2016 — Dopamine D2 receptor is linked to the long-term episodic memory, which function often reduces with age and due to dementia, report researchers. This new insight can contribute to the understanding of ... read more

June 27, 2016 — In a partnership melding neuroscience and electrical engineering, researchers have developed a new technology that will allow neuroscientists to capture images of the brain almost 10 times larger ... read more

June 24, 2016 — Doctors and scientists in one case printed and used a 3-D kidney to help save a patient's organ during a complicated tumor-removal ... read more

Health-Care Providers Do Not Fully Understand Cancer Risk from CT Scans

June 23, 2016 — Doctors and other healthcare professionals may not be fully aware of a CT scan's effect on lifetime malignancy risk. A new study surveyed doctors, radiologists, and imaging technologists ... read more

June 23, 2016 — Scientists provide an overview of recent developments in light-based technologies that enable a deeper noninvasive look into the human body. The technologies hold promise to enable compact, wearable ... read more

High-Tech Scans Can Spare Lymphoma Patients Intensive Chemo

June 22, 2016 — Hodgkin lymphoma patients can be spared the serious side effects of chemotherapy thanks to high-tech scans that can predict the outcome of ... read more

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