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Capsule endoscopy effective in diagnosing gastrointestinal bleeding and small bowel Crohn's disease in children

Capsule endoscopy effective in diagnosing gastrointestinal bleeding and small bowel Crohn's disease in children

Researchers create agent that protects cells from the lethal effects of radiation

Researchers create agent that protects cells from the lethal effects of radiation

CT better than plain radiographs in diagnosing lumbar spine fractures

CT better than plain radiographs in diagnosing lumbar spine fractures

Average U.S. resident is exposed to nearly six times as much radiation from medical devices than in 1980

Average U.S. resident is exposed to nearly six times as much radiation from medical devices than in 1980

Effective noninvasive treatment option for trigeminal neuralgia-related pain

Effective noninvasive treatment option for trigeminal neuralgia-related pain

New guidelines for mammography

New guidelines for mammography

Women need to be well-informed about mammography screening

Women need to be well-informed about mammography screening

New blood test to rapidly detect levels of radiation exposure

New blood test to rapidly detect levels of radiation exposure

Are passive smoking, air pollution and obesity a greater mortality risk than major radiation incidents?

Are passive smoking, air pollution and obesity a greater mortality risk than major radiation incidents?

Magnetic resonance angiography of supraaortic arteries

Magnetic resonance angiography of supraaortic arteries

Report says children exposed to too much radiation by CT scans

Report says children exposed to too much radiation by CT scans

Thyroid cancer among women in the U.S. has increased

Thyroid cancer among women in the U.S. has increased

Effect of obesity on image quality: Evaluation of dictated radiology reports

Effect of obesity on image quality: Evaluation of dictated radiology reports

Bones rendered more vulnerable following radiation therapy

Bones rendered more vulnerable following radiation therapy

Nuclear test study rules out radiation link

Nuclear test study rules out radiation link

Diagnostic performance of stress perfusion and delayed-enhancement MR imaging in patients with coronary artery disease

Diagnostic performance of stress perfusion and delayed-enhancement MR imaging in patients with coronary artery disease

Antegrade scrotal sclerotherapy for treating primary varicocele in children

Antegrade scrotal sclerotherapy for treating primary varicocele in children

MR cystography accurate and safe for vesicoureteral reflux screening

MR cystography accurate and safe for vesicoureteral reflux screening

New technique reduces radiation exposure by 60 percent in abdominal CT of children

New technique reduces radiation exposure by 60 percent in abdominal CT of children

Coronal reformatted images speed radiologist's body CT readings

Coronal reformatted images speed radiologist's body CT readings