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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.
Uterine fibroid embolization is effective treatment for uterine fibroids

Uterine fibroid embolization is effective treatment for uterine fibroids

Hormonal treatment improves survival in high-risk prostate cancer patients

Hormonal treatment improves survival in high-risk prostate cancer patients

Optical coherence tomography (OCT) can successfully identify the characteristics of coronary plaques

Optical coherence tomography (OCT) can successfully identify the characteristics of coronary plaques

Diffusion MRI gives early indication if brain cancer therapy is effective

Diffusion MRI gives early indication if brain cancer therapy is effective

Benefits of lung cancer screening with CT questioned

Benefits of lung cancer screening with CT questioned

First patient to test new treatment for peripheral arterial disease

First patient to test new treatment for peripheral arterial disease

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

Pilot study looks at healthy bone development in teenage mothers

Pilot study looks at healthy bone development in teenage mothers

Prostate screenings could be used to encourage colon checks

Prostate screenings could be used to encourage colon checks

MRI better than current standard of practice in assessing neoadjuvant chemotherapy in breast cancer patients

MRI better than current standard of practice in assessing neoadjuvant chemotherapy in breast cancer patients

More experienced physicians less likely to falsely characterize a mammogram as abnormal

More experienced physicians less likely to falsely characterize a mammogram as abnormal

Scientists re-produce the human body's own cancer-killing cells through gene therapy

Scientists re-produce the human body's own cancer-killing cells through gene therapy

Mammography comfort aid yields better detection

Mammography comfort aid yields better detection

Measuring hyaluronan in joints and fluid that lubricates cartilage might enable doctors to diagnose osteoarthritis more accurately

Measuring hyaluronan in joints and fluid that lubricates cartilage might enable doctors to diagnose osteoarthritis more accurately

Women who need treatment for osteoporosis may not be receiving it because their history of fractures not being considered

Women who need treatment for osteoporosis may not be receiving it because their history of fractures not being considered

Nonsurgical microspheres an option for liver cancer patients

Nonsurgical microspheres an option for liver cancer patients

Clot-dissolving drugs such as tPA may help detect potentially deadly leg clots

Clot-dissolving drugs such as tPA may help detect potentially deadly leg clots

New brochure helps explain treatment for gynecologic cancers

New brochure helps explain treatment for gynecologic cancers

Special imaging study shows failing hearts are energy starved

Special imaging study shows failing hearts are energy starved