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Radiology is the medical specialty directing medical imaging technologies to diagnose and sometimes treat diseases. Originally it was the aspect of medical science dealing with the medical use of electromagnetic energy emitted by X-ray machines or other such radiation devices for the purpose of obtaining visual information as part of medical imaging.
Fraunhofer researchers use new deep learning approach to facilitate tumor measurement

Fraunhofer researchers use new deep learning approach to facilitate tumor measurement

Physicians have long used visual judgment of medical images to determine the course of cancer treatment. [More]
CRF to release new international journal focusing on diagnosis, treatment of structural heart disease

CRF to release new international journal focusing on diagnosis, treatment of structural heart disease

The Cardiovascular Research Foundation announced that it will launch a new international journal focusing on the diagnosis and treatment of structural heart disease and the importance of the heart team in managing these disorders. [More]
Aortic rigidity in African-Americans linked to excess risk of hypertension and cardiovascular disease

Aortic rigidity in African-Americans linked to excess risk of hypertension and cardiovascular disease

African-Americans have more rigidity of the aorta, the major artery supplying oxygen-rich blood to the body, than Caucasians and Hispanics, according to a study by UT Southwestern Medical Center cardiologists. [More]
SCAPE microscopy forms real-time 3D images of living organisms

SCAPE microscopy forms real-time 3D images of living organisms

Mannheim/Wetzlar, Germany. Leica Microsystems CMS GmbH has entered into an exclusive, worldwide licensing agreement with Columbia University in New York to commercialize SCAPE microscopy for Life Science applications. SCAPE (swept confocally aligned planar excitation) microscopy forms 3D images of living samples by scanning them with a sheet of laser light. [More]
Scientists develop new computer-based method to assess cell communication networks

Scientists develop new computer-based method to assess cell communication networks

A multi-institution academic-industrial partnership of researchers led by Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine has developed a new method to broadly assess cell communication networks and identify disease-specific network anomalies. [More]
Scientists find way to predict weight loss success based on the brain volume

Scientists find way to predict weight loss success based on the brain volume

If you're trying to lose weight, what are your chances of success? Your brain may hold the key. [More]
Physician Groups jointly launch new campaign to help providers perform head CT scans in children

Physician Groups jointly launch new campaign to help providers perform head CT scans in children

The Image Gently Alliance, American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Emergency Physicians, AANS/CNS Joint Section on Pediatric Neurosurgery and allied medical organizations have launched the "Think A-Head" campaign to help providers appropriately obtain and perform computed tomography (CT) scans in children with minor head injuries. [More]
IDoR 2016 spotlights role of radiology in diagnosis and management of breast diseases

IDoR 2016 spotlights role of radiology in diagnosis and management of breast diseases

On Tuesday, Nov. 8, more than 140 medical societies worldwide will mark the International Day of Radiology, celebrating the thousands of lives saved by the many contributions of breast imagers and radiation oncologists. [More]
New imaging compound could help identify signs of early-stage Alzheimer's disease

New imaging compound could help identify signs of early-stage Alzheimer's disease

By the time unambiguous signs of memory loss and cognitive decline appear in people with Alzheimer's disease, their brains already are significantly damaged, dotted with clumps of a destructive protein known as amyloid beta. [More]
Ionizing radiation may be confounding factor in Alzheimer's disease, study suggests

Ionizing radiation may be confounding factor in Alzheimer's disease, study suggests

More humans than ever are exposed to higher levels of ionizing radiation from medical equipment, airplanes, etc. A new study suggests that this kind of radiation may be a confounding factor in the neurodegenerative disease Alzheimer┬┤s. [More]
Yale researchers use new gene editing technique to correct mutations that cause thalassemia

Yale researchers use new gene editing technique to correct mutations that cause thalassemia

A Yale-led research team used a new gene editing strategy to correct mutations that cause thalassemia, a form of anemia. [More]
Novel approach to analyzing brain structures may help predict progression of Alzheimer's disease

Novel approach to analyzing brain structures may help predict progression of Alzheimer's disease

Use of a novel approach to analyzing brain structure that focuses on the shape rather than the size of particular features may allow identification of individuals in early presymptomatic stages of Alzheimer's disease. [More]
Agfa HealthCare's Enterprise Imaging platform to be validated by RSNA experts

Agfa HealthCare's Enterprise Imaging platform to be validated by RSNA experts

Agfa HealthCare recently signed on as a pilot vendor for the Radiology Society of North America's Image Share Validation Program, a conformity assessment program that is designed to establish standards across image-sharing vendors and at healthcare organizations. [More]
Yale researchers identify chemical inhibitor that limits growth of lung tumor cells

Yale researchers identify chemical inhibitor that limits growth of lung tumor cells

A recently published Yale study may offer a new solution to fighting lung cancer. [More]
Agfa HealthCare releases new customer-driven version of Enterprise Imaging platform

Agfa HealthCare releases new customer-driven version of Enterprise Imaging platform

Agfa HealthCare announces today that it is releasing a new version of its Enterprise Imaging platform. Customer-driven enhancements include academic, multi-site, radiology and additional specialty workflows for medical imaging. [More]
UAB investigators receive BRAIN Initiative award to study new DBS technology for Parkinson's disease

UAB investigators receive BRAIN Initiative award to study new DBS technology for Parkinson's disease

The University of Alabama at Birmingham has received a BRAIN Initiative grant of $7.3 million over five years from the National Institutes of Health to study new technology that could improve outcomes from deep brain stimulation, an increasingly important treatment for Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders. [More]
Researchers develop MRI-based method that can track progression of genetically mutated gliomas

Researchers develop MRI-based method that can track progression of genetically mutated gliomas

UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have developed an MRI-based method that can track the state and progression of a common type of genetically mutated brain cancer. [More]
Science Museum acquires first 3D printed models for new Medicine Galleries

Science Museum acquires first 3D printed models for new Medicine Galleries

The Science Museum has acquired the first 3D printed models used by surgeons to plan a complex paediatric kidney transplant. [More]
UVA physicists develop new imaging method with potential for high-resolution medical diagnostics

UVA physicists develop new imaging method with potential for high-resolution medical diagnostics

A unique new imaging method, called "polarized nuclear imaging" - combining powerful aspects of both magnetic resonance imaging and gamma-ray imaging and developed by two physicists in the University of Virginia's departments of Physics and Radiology- has potential for new types of high-resolution medical diagnostics as well as industrial and physics research applications. [More]
Researchers develop new 4D flow imaging technique that helps predict stroke risk

Researchers develop new 4D flow imaging technique that helps predict stroke risk

Affecting 33.5 million patients worldwide, atrial fibrillation is the most common form of cardiac arrhythmia. As if having an irregular heart beat wasn't troubling enough, patients with atrial fibrillation are also much more likely to have a stroke. [More]
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