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Radiology is the medical specialty directing medical imaging technologies to diagnose and sometimes treat diseases. Originally it was the aspect of medical science dealing with the medical use of electromagnetic energy emitted by X-ray machines or other such radiation devices for the purpose of obtaining visual information as part of medical imaging.
Study looks at safe dosages of the isotope astatine-211 for brain tumors

Study looks at safe dosages of the isotope astatine-211 for brain tumors

New therapy for blood clots in the legs appears to be safe and effective

New therapy for blood clots in the legs appears to be safe and effective

Digital mammography may be a better screening option than film mammography

Digital mammography may be a better screening option than film mammography

New nanomedicine research for prostate cancer

New nanomedicine research for prostate cancer

High-energy ultrasound imaging produces clearer pictures of liver tumors

High-energy ultrasound imaging produces clearer pictures of liver tumors

Everyone carries at least 1 type of pesticide

Everyone carries at least 1 type of pesticide

Researchers initiate gene therapy trial in patients with advanced skin cancer

Researchers initiate gene therapy trial in patients with advanced skin cancer

PET/CT imaging proves golden for detecting cancer in children

PET/CT imaging proves golden for detecting cancer in children

Nicotine has significant effects on brain GABA

Nicotine has significant effects on brain GABA

Potential blood test to detect lung cancer

Potential blood test to detect lung cancer

Treating throat cancer with IMRT can improve quality of life compared to conventional radiation therapy

Treating throat cancer with IMRT can improve quality of life compared to conventional radiation therapy

Stereo mammography improves cancer detection

Stereo mammography improves cancer detection

New minimally invasive procedure to treat tendonitis in the shoulder

New minimally invasive procedure to treat tendonitis in the shoulder

Scientists observe gene activity outside the body

Scientists observe gene activity outside the body

Gastric bypass complications

Gastric bypass complications

Special scans reveal the deadly effects of second hand smoke

Special scans reveal the deadly effects of second hand smoke

Secondhand smoke does damage lungs

Secondhand smoke does damage lungs

Computed tomography angiography accurate in detecting coronary artery disease

Computed tomography angiography accurate in detecting coronary artery disease

Cultural differences in understanding of mammography

Cultural differences in understanding of mammography

New portable and low-cost device will make quality control of radiotherapy treatments possible

New portable and low-cost device will make quality control of radiotherapy treatments possible