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Nuclear medicine is a branch or specialty of medicine and medical imaging that uses radioactive isotopes (radionuclides) and relies on the process of radioactive decay in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. In nuclear medicine procedures, radionuclides are combined with other chemical compounds or pharmaceuticals to form radiopharmaceuticals.
Study aims to achieve earlier diagnosis of ATTR cardiac amyloidosis in minority populations

Study aims to achieve earlier diagnosis of ATTR cardiac amyloidosis in minority populations

Kawasaki Medical University installs first MILabs E-Class U-SPECT6/CT in Japan

Kawasaki Medical University installs first MILabs E-Class U-SPECT6/CT in Japan

MRI scans show how ADHD medication affects brain structure in children

MRI scans show how ADHD medication affects brain structure in children

FDG-PET/CT may assist in surgical planning for head and neck cancer

FDG-PET/CT may assist in surgical planning for head and neck cancer

Children's Colorado granted IAC's Cardiovascular Catheterization accreditation

Children's Colorado granted IAC's Cardiovascular Catheterization accreditation

Tobacco smokers may have reduced neuroimmune function compared to nonsmokers

Tobacco smokers may have reduced neuroimmune function compared to nonsmokers

Novel combination therapy shown to be safe and effective for prostate cancer patients

Novel combination therapy shown to be safe and effective for prostate cancer patients

New class of radiopharmaceuticals offer fresh perspective on cancer imaging, theranostics

New class of radiopharmaceuticals offer fresh perspective on cancer imaging, theranostics

Sex plays major role in Alzheimer's disease risk

Sex plays major role in Alzheimer's disease risk

PET/CT can aid in earlier diagnosis and treatment assessment of tuberculosis

PET/CT can aid in earlier diagnosis and treatment assessment of tuberculosis

PET/CT imaging spots cardiovascular disease risk factors in OSA patients

PET/CT imaging spots cardiovascular disease risk factors in OSA patients

Interim scan during therapy helps guide prostate cancer treatment, shows research

Interim scan during therapy helps guide prostate cancer treatment, shows research

First safe, reliable, noninvasive way to monitor rheumatoid arthritis

First safe, reliable, noninvasive way to monitor rheumatoid arthritis

Researchers discover early biomarker for degenerative neurologic disease

Researchers discover early biomarker for degenerative neurologic disease

Novel radiotracer can identify nearly 30 types of malignant tumors

Novel radiotracer can identify nearly 30 types of malignant tumors

Deep learning analysis of SPECT MPI can improve diagnosis of coronary artery disease

Deep learning analysis of SPECT MPI can improve diagnosis of coronary artery disease

JoVE records a successful MedUni Vienna radiopharmaceutical experiment

JoVE records a successful MedUni Vienna radiopharmaceutical experiment

Integrating AI to analyze imaging data allows early recognition of heart disease

Integrating AI to analyze imaging data allows early recognition of heart disease

PET images of microglial activation levels could better predict Alzheimer's disease progression

PET images of microglial activation levels could better predict Alzheimer's disease progression

Breakthrough alpha-ray treatment of iodine-refractory thyroid cancer with multiple metastases

Breakthrough alpha-ray treatment of iodine-refractory thyroid cancer with multiple metastases