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April 29, 2016

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April 29, 2016

Apr. 18, 2016 — Using animal tissue samples, researchers have demonstrated the possibility of real-time video-rate data transmission through tissue for in-body ultrasonic communications with implanted medical ... read more

Apr. 18, 2016 — Researchers have demonstrated proof of concept for a novel low-energy nuclear reaction imaging technique designed to detect the presence of 'special nuclear materials' -- weapons-grade ... read more

SPECT-MRI Fusion Minimizes Surgery for Diagnosis of Early-Stage Cervical Cancer Patients

Apr. 14, 2016 — Cervical cancer patients without enlarged lymph nodes could benefit from SPECT-MRI imaging of their sentinel lymph nodes (SLNs) to assess whether metastases are ... read more

'Deep Learning' Used to Assist Overburdened Diagnosticians

Apr. 4, 2016 — A laboratory has developed tools to facilitate computer-assisted diagnosis of X-rays, CTs and MRIs, freeing radiologists to attend to complex ... read more

Apr. 1, 2016 — Removing a brain tumor is a delicate task, if not done properly it can have catastrophic consequences, such as brain damage, motor impairment or failure in controlling a vital organ function. In ... read more

New Method to Identify Nanoparticles in Tissue May Shed Light on Their Health Impact

Mar. 26, 2016 — A team of researchers has demonstrated a pioneering method for the rapid visualization and identification of engineered nanoparticles in ... read more

Mar. 25, 2016 — Scientists have discovered a new class of molecular tags that enhance MRI signals by 10,000-fold and generate detectable signals that last over an hour. The tags are biocompatible and inexpensive to ... read more

Mar. 23, 2016 — A method using acoustic waves in a microfluidic device to rotate single particles, cells or organisms will allow researchers to take three dimensional images with only a cell phone, a new report ... read more

Mar. 30, 2016 — Human breath contains a number of volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Accurate detection of specific VOCs in exhaled breath can provide essential information for the early diagnosis of diseases. Now ... read more

How 'Salt' MRI Scans Could Give a Clearer Picture of Disease

Mar. 17, 2016 — MRI experts are adapting scanning techniques to pick up sodium in the body. The research could lead to much more detailed MRI scans in the future with significant improvements to the diagnosis and ... read more

Mar. 17, 2016 — Scientists have developed a device that enables NMR (nuclear magnetic resonance) spectroscopy, coupled with a powerful molecular sensor, to analyze molecular interactions in viscous solutions and ... read more

Advanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technology to Track Cells in the Body

Mar. 14, 2016 — The need to non-invasively see and track cells in living persons is indisputable. Emerging treatments using stem cells and immune cells are poised to most benefit from cell tracking, which would ... read more

A Nanoparticle Does Double Duty, Imaging and Treating Atherosclerosis

Mar. 14, 2016 — Atherosclerosis, a disease in which plaque builds up inside arteries, is a prolific and invisible killer, but it may soon lose its ability to hide in the body. Scientists have developed a ... read more

Mar. 11, 2016 — Vibration has potential as a diagnosis tool that could also identify new categories of back problems, twin control study shows. The findings show the viability of vibration as a diagnostic tool that ... read more

Major Breakthrough in New MRI Scan Technology for Lung Disease

Mar. 10, 2016 — New scanning technology which will give a much clearer picture of lung disease, say researchers, who report that the technology has taken a major step ... read more

Mar. 9, 2016 — Combing optical coherence tomography with near-infrared autofluorescence imaging may more accurately identify coronary artery plaques that are most likely to rupture and cause a heart attack, say ... read more

Mar. 9, 2016 — Scientists have devised a technique for visualizing tissues that could aid diagnosis and treatment of diseases including ... read more

New Scanning Technology Benefits Diabetic Eye Care in National Telemedicine Trial

Mar. 8, 2016 — Ultrawide field (UWF) scanning technology significantly improved the ability of experts at a remote central location to identify diabetic retinopathy in a patient, and to judge whether the eye ... read more

Ultra-Fast Detection of Breast Density Using MRT Helps Determine Breast Cancer Risks

Mar. 3, 2016 — A high breast density is an independent risk factor for breast cancer. MRT is the safest method for breast cancer diagnosis and is now used for early diagnosis. Researchers have now successfully ... read more

Engineers to Help Improve Cancer Treatments With New Proton Imaging Technology

Mar. 1, 2016 — Engineers are to develop new imaging technology that could provide more accurate cancer treatments. The technology will enable proton imaging of adults that can help improve the accuracy of proton ... read more

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