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February 22, 2017

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February 22, 2017

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

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

Direct Radiolabeling of Nanomaterials

Feb. 9, 2017 — Positron emission tomography plays a pivotal role for monitoring the distribution and accumulation of radiolabeled nanomaterials in living subjects. The radioactive metals are usually connected to ... read more

Feb. 7, 2017 — Your doctor waves a hand-held scanner over your body and gets detailed, high-resolution images of your internal organs and tissues. Using the same device, the physician then sends gigabytes of data ... 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

Jan. 25, 2017 — An important step in planning tumor surgery includes assessing the tumor stiffness to aid in surgical planning. Because tumors within the skull cannot be examined non-invasively, researchers used ... read more

Jan. 20, 2017 — A new high-tech medical device to make brain surgery safer has now been ... read more

Advances in Imaging Detect Blunt Cerebrovascular Injury More Frequently in Trauma Patients

Jan. 19, 2017 — Advances in diagnostic imaging technology have meant that more trauma patients are being diagnosed with blunt cerebrovascular injuries, and as a result, stroke and related death rates in these ... read more

Image-Based Modeling

Dec. 29, 2016 — Novel and realistic simulation tool combining high resolution biomedical imaging and supercomputer computational fluid dynamics results in ability to model the exact hydrodynamic microenvironment ... read more

Dec. 23, 2016 — A cellular gatekeeper for water molecules finds new use in magnetic resonance imaging, a new report ... read more

Dec. 15, 2016 — An industry-academic collaboration has achieved the first optical coherence tomography (OCT) images of cubic meter volumes. With OCT's ability to provide difficult-to-obtain information on ... read more

New X-Ray Technique Could Improve Bomb Detection and Breast Cancer Treatment

Dec. 13, 2016 — An exciting X-ray imaging technology has been successfully developed to the point where it is now ready for translation into all kinds of beneficial applications, including potentially life-saving ... read more

Dec. 9, 2016 — Current biomedical imaging and sensing technologies include computerized tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, optical coherence tomography, spectroscopy, and ultrasound. These technologies are at ... read more

Dec. 6, 2016 — A new ultrasound device that produces sharper images through 3D printed lenses has been developed by a team of researchers. With clearer images, doctors and surgeons can have greater control and ... read more

3-D Printed Kidney Phantoms Aid Nuclear Medicine Dosing Calibration

Dec. 6, 2016 — In nuclear medicine, the goal is to keep radiation exposure at a minimum, while obtaining quality images. Optimal dosing for individual patients can be difficult to determine. That's where 3-D ... read more

Dec. 2, 2016 — Researchers have succeeded in measuring tiny changes in strong magnetic fields with unprecedented precision. In their experiments, the scientists magnetized a water droplet inside a magnetic ... read more

Dec. 2, 2016 — Scientists hoping to get a glimpse of molecules that control brain activity have devised a new probe that allows them to image these molecules without using any chemical or radioactive ... read more

World First MRI Study Sheds Light on Heart Damage During Kidney Dialysis

Dec. 1, 2016 — Experts in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and kidney disease have carried out the first ever scans to study the heart function of kidney patients while they are having dialysis ... read more

Nov. 30, 2016 — An international group of researchers report success in mice of a method of using positron emission tomography (PET) scans to track, in real time, an antibody targeting a hormone receptor pathway ... read more

Nov. 29, 2016 — Scientists describe a new system to encase chemotherapy drugs within tiny, synthetic "nanocarrier" packages, which could be injected into patients and disassembled at the tumor site to ... read more

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