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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

PET and CT scans provides accurate detection and localization of foot infection in diabetic patients

PET and CT scans provides accurate detection and localization of foot infection in diabetic patients

Two important brain systems can influence an individual's behavior and emotional expression in times of need

Two important brain systems can influence an individual's behavior and emotional expression in times of need

Electrical deep brain stimulation can dramatically alleviate depression

Electrical deep brain stimulation can dramatically alleviate depression

PET/CT imaging technology for cancer patients

PET/CT imaging technology for cancer patients

Cutting edge technology identifies genes that are involved in the development of Alzheimer's disease

Cutting edge technology identifies genes that are involved in the development of Alzheimer's disease

New way to assess the potentially damaging effects of prenatal drug exposure

New way to assess the potentially damaging effects of prenatal drug exposure

Nicotine may hold promise in the early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease

Nicotine may hold promise in the early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease

Study identifies potentially valuable applications for new drug Nifrolidine

Study identifies potentially valuable applications for new drug Nifrolidine

Combined positron emission tomography and computerized tomography can help diagnose hidden recurrent cancer

Combined positron emission tomography and computerized tomography can help diagnose hidden recurrent cancer

Neurobiologists distinguish in unprecedented detail the patterns of brain activity

Neurobiologists distinguish in unprecedented detail the patterns of brain activity

MRI reveals similarities between the human and chimpanzee brain

MRI reveals similarities between the human and chimpanzee brain

Reproductive hormones have effects on all of these stages of brain growth and development

Reproductive hormones have effects on all of these stages of brain growth and development

Smoking shown to quell painful sensations and heighten positive emotions

Smoking shown to quell painful sensations and heighten positive emotions

Drastic market changes with MRI contrast media and PET radiopharmaceuticals emerging as most promising segments

Drastic market changes with MRI contrast media and PET radiopharmaceuticals emerging as most promising segments

Cocaine addicts experience a decrease in D2 receptors affecting brain regions involved with movement, as well as motivation

Cocaine addicts experience a decrease in D2 receptors affecting brain regions involved with movement, as well as motivation

People prone to anger and aggression may be predisposed to develop an addiction to nicotine

People prone to anger and aggression may be predisposed to develop an addiction to nicotine

New imaging analysis techniques to probe causes of dyslexia

New imaging analysis techniques to probe causes of dyslexia