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New whole body positron emission tomography (PET) imaging allows scientists to watch as immune system respond to tumors or infection

New whole body positron emission tomography (PET) imaging allows scientists to watch as immune system respond to tumors or infection

Expansion of Medicare coverage of positron emission tomography to include some Medicare beneficiaries with suspected Alzheimer’s disease

Expansion of Medicare coverage of positron emission tomography to include some Medicare beneficiaries with suspected Alzheimer’s disease

Compulsive hoarding study could improve diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders

Compulsive hoarding study could improve diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders

British cancer charities call for improved lung cancer care

British cancer charities call for improved lung cancer care

Gene therapy helps alcoholic rats

Gene therapy helps alcoholic rats

Gene therapy may delay Alzheimer progression

Gene therapy may delay Alzheimer progression

PET imaging has recently been shown to aid in the diagnosis of particular neurological syndromes associated with cancer

PET imaging has recently been shown to aid in the diagnosis of particular neurological syndromes associated with cancer

Results look promising in Alzheimer’s gene therapy trial

Results look promising in Alzheimer’s gene therapy trial

New evidence that brain circuits involved in drug addiction are also activated by the desire for food

New evidence that brain circuits involved in drug addiction are also activated by the desire for food

Lung tumor therapies improved by combining scanning technologies

Lung tumor therapies improved by combining scanning technologies

£76 million research centre to make the UK a global centre of excellence for clinical imaging

£76 million research centre to make the UK a global centre of excellence for clinical imaging