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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.
Blood flow into the brain may play a larger role in the development of dementia than previously believed

Blood flow into the brain may play a larger role in the development of dementia than previously believed

Before hitting the beach, learn the signs of skin cancer

Before hitting the beach, learn the signs of skin cancer

Brain can be tricked into thinking the pain has gone

Brain can be tricked into thinking the pain has gone

First direct evidence that endorphins play a role in the phenomenon known as the placebo effect

First direct evidence that endorphins play a role in the phenomenon known as the placebo effect

MRI helps map smallest deformations inside hearts

MRI helps map smallest deformations inside hearts

Electron-beam computed tomography best for evaluating adults with congenital defects in the heart arteries

Electron-beam computed tomography best for evaluating adults with congenital defects in the heart arteries

Contrast-enhanced MRI is better than SPECT in detecting heart damage in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Contrast-enhanced MRI is better than SPECT in detecting heart damage in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Endorphin system may hold the key to understanding and treating bulimia nervosa

Endorphin system may hold the key to understanding and treating bulimia nervosa

Firefly protein lets researchers monitor molecule known as IKK (for IKappa kinase) linked to cancer

Firefly protein lets researchers monitor molecule known as IKK (for IKappa kinase) linked to cancer

Researchers use diffusion magnetic resonance imaging to monitor ultrasound uterine

Researchers use diffusion magnetic resonance imaging to monitor ultrasound uterine

National Programme for IT in the NHS (NPfIT) is at risk despite costing millions

National Programme for IT in the NHS (NPfIT) is at risk despite costing millions

Radiation helps eye cancer patients retain vision

Radiation helps eye cancer patients retain vision

Doctors not responsible for patient gaps

Doctors not responsible for patient gaps

BSD Medical receives notice of allowance for new patent

BSD Medical receives notice of allowance for new patent

Adding spectroscopy to breast MR examinations may improve the efficiency and quality of patient care

Adding spectroscopy to breast MR examinations may improve the efficiency and quality of patient care

Virtual colonoscopy for colon cancer

Virtual colonoscopy for colon cancer

ev3 announces FDA approval of treatment for brain vascular disorder

ev3 announces FDA approval of treatment for brain vascular disorder

Innovative new brachytherapy planning tool

Innovative new brachytherapy planning tool

Radiation therapy to combat early-stage prostate cancer does not affect sexual and urinary function

Radiation therapy to combat early-stage prostate cancer does not affect sexual and urinary function

Dental X-rays effectively identify stroke risk

Dental X-rays effectively identify stroke risk