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New insights into brain cell metabolism from PET and MRI scans

New insights into brain cell metabolism from PET and MRI scans

Overactive dopamine receptors may help explain anorexia nervosa symptoms

Overactive dopamine receptors may help explain anorexia nervosa symptoms

Researchers use PET/CT for molecular imaging of the heart

Researchers use PET/CT for molecular imaging of the heart

Computer program that enhances the diagnostic accuracy of positron emission tomography (PET)

Computer program that enhances the diagnostic accuracy of positron emission tomography (PET)

Obesity is associated with an impairment of coronary circulatory function

Obesity is associated with an impairment of coronary circulatory function

PET might be a promising tool for early prediction of response to chemotherapy for ovarian can

PET might be a promising tool for early prediction of response to chemotherapy for ovarian can

Patients who need PET/CT scans should avoid drinking coffee

Patients who need PET/CT scans should avoid drinking coffee

Studies show Alzheimer's prevented by drinking juice daily and having the occasional alcoholic drink

Studies show Alzheimer's prevented by drinking juice daily and having the occasional alcoholic drink

Arterial spin labeling distinguishes between Alzheimer's disease and frontotemporal dementia

Arterial spin labeling distinguishes between Alzheimer's disease and frontotemporal dementia

Research urges a new approach to cancer detection

Research urges a new approach to cancer detection

Whole-body positron emission tomography/computed tomography scans may help physicians identify malignant cancerous tumors

Whole-body positron emission tomography/computed tomography scans may help physicians identify malignant cancerous tumors

Vitamin E as part of diet may prevent Parkinson's

Vitamin E as part of diet may prevent Parkinson's

Swedish study suggests gay men's brains differ from heterosexual men's

Swedish study suggests gay men's brains differ from heterosexual men's

Impact of acupuncture goes beyond the acknowledged placebo effect

Impact of acupuncture goes beyond the acknowledged placebo effect

Fusing physics with medicine to fight cancer

Fusing physics with medicine to fight cancer

Use of positron emission tomography may eliminate more strenuous drug development trials with animals

Use of positron emission tomography may eliminate more strenuous drug development trials with animals

Gene may boost schizophrenia risk

Gene may boost schizophrenia risk

Marker for new blood vessel formation in tumors

Marker for new blood vessel formation in tumors

Pet scanning could cut use of angiograms and bypass surgery, as well as patient costs

Pet scanning could cut use of angiograms and bypass surgery, as well as patient costs

Combining PET and CT scans leads to more accurate radiation therapy for lung cancer patients

Combining PET and CT scans leads to more accurate radiation therapy for lung cancer patients