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February 27, 2017

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February 27, 2017

MRI-Guided Laser Surgery Proving Effective for Some Epilepsy Patients

Feb. 21, 2017 — The MRI-guided laser ablation method is far less invasive and time-consuming than conventional surgery and has produced good results for people with medial temporal lobe epilepsy, report ... read more

Feb. 21, 2017 — A new digital breast tomosynthesis technique has the potential to reduce the rate at which women are called back for additional examinations without sacrificing cancer detection, according to a new ... read more

GARP2 Accelerates Retinal Degeneration in a Mouse Model

Feb. 16, 2017 — Researchers show that GARP2 accelerates retinal degeneration in mice, and have made an important step toward creating a standardized nomenclature between mice and humans for a measurement of retinal ... read more

Feb. 13, 2017 — Tiny carbon dots have, for the first time, been applied to intracellular imaging and tracking of drug delivery involving various optical and vibrational spectroscopic-based techniques such as ... read more

Feb. 13, 2017 — A non-invasive imaging technique has been developed that accurately detects skin cancer without surgical biopsy. Multiphoton microscopy of mitochondria accurately identified melanomas and basal cell ... read more

Feb. 10, 2017 — Novel technology has been used to monitor vulnerabilities for cardiovascular events, aid in diagnosis and ... read more

Patient Self Checks Are Critical to Avoid Potentially Deadly Melanoma Recurrence

Feb. 8, 2017 — Recurrences of early stage (stage II) melanoma are more often detected by patients and their physicians than by routine imaging tests, according to new study ... read more

Feb. 6, 2017 — A research team has developed the Nano MRI Lamp, a new technology platform that tunes the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) signals “ON” only in the presence of the targeted disease. This study ... read more

New Technique Slashes Diagnosis Time During Brain Surgery

Feb. 6, 2017 — Neurosurgeons want the quickest, most accurate information to help them make decisions during brain tumor surgery. A new technique could help, say ... read more

Feb. 6, 2017 — Anxiety in social situations is not a rare problem: Around one in ten people are affected by social anxiety disorder during their lifetime. Social anxiety disorder is diagnosed if fears and anxiety ... read more

Wired for Sound: Enraging Noises Caused by Brain Connection Overdrive

Feb. 3, 2017 — While many of us may find the sounds of chewing or breathing off-putting, for some they're unbearable -- and new research has shown their brains are going into ... read more

New Way of Visualizing Fatty Acids Inside Cells

Feb. 2, 2017 — A new method to image intracellular fatty acids at a single cell level has been developed by a team of researchers. They treated cells with fatty acids containing a single bromine atom and used ... read more

Evaluating a Minimally Disruptive Treatment Protocol for Frontal Sinus Fractures

Feb. 2, 2017 — A new article describes the experience with a minimally disruptive treatment protocol for frontal sinus ... read more

Feb. 2, 2017 — A research team has used an innovative neuroimaging tool to interrogate the complex brain networks and ... read more

Feb. 1, 2017 — A new radiotracer has been developed to diagnose prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is the fifth leading cause of death worldwide and is especially difficult to diagnose. While prostate cancer is ... read more

Shape of Prostate and Compartments Within May Serve as Cancer Indicators

Feb. 1, 2017 — Preliminary computerized imaging reveals the shape of the prostate and a compartment within the gland -- called the transitional zone -- consistently differ in men with prostate cancer than those ... read more

Feb. 1, 2017 — Researchers document the first-in-human application of a new imaging agent to help find prostate cancer in both early and advanced stages and plan treatment. The study indicates that the new agent -- ... read more

Scientists Study Live Human Hearts to See What Sustains Irregular Heartbeats

Feb. 1, 2017 — Unique research is changing the way doctors treat one type of irregular heartbeat called atrial fibrillation. Scientists here are the only ones in the world studying revived human atria, donated ... read more

Lung Ultrasound Can Help Doctors See Other Diseases That Mask as Lethal Clots in Lung

Jan. 31, 2017 — Lung ultrasound can show alternative diagnoses and should be considered when evaluating patients with suspected pulmonary embolism, say ... read more

Misdiagnosed Foot, Ankle Injuries May Result in Arthritis, Chronic Pain and Disability

Jan. 30, 2017 — Front-line physicians are advised to err on the side of caution and opt for additional imaging and second opinions when diagnosing six common foot and ankle injuries. A new study by orthopedic ... read more

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