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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.
Virtual autopsy helps determine drownings

Virtual autopsy helps determine drownings

MRI helps predict recovery after spinal cord injury

MRI helps predict recovery after spinal cord injury

Magnetic resonance-guided, focused ultrasound surgery relieves fibroid symptoms in women

Magnetic resonance-guided, focused ultrasound surgery relieves fibroid symptoms in women

Reversal of coma with an injection of glue

Reversal of coma with an injection of glue

Peering into the body and visualizing its molecular secrets one step closer to reality

Peering into the body and visualizing its molecular secrets one step closer to reality

Decoding gene expression in cancer tumors using noninvasive imaging

Decoding gene expression in cancer tumors using noninvasive imaging

Fifteen different pesticides in the organisms of pregnant women

Fifteen different pesticides in the organisms of pregnant women

MR spectroscopy of choline levels shows promise as a marker of fetal lung maturity

MR spectroscopy of choline levels shows promise as a marker of fetal lung maturity

CT and MRI are highly accurate at determining which patients would be optimal candidates for liver transplantation

CT and MRI are highly accurate at determining which patients would be optimal candidates for liver transplantation

New Cordis device granted Humanitarian Exemption to treat intracranial aneurysms

New Cordis device granted Humanitarian Exemption to treat intracranial aneurysms

FDG-PET imaging predicts lung cancer patients' response to chemotherapy

FDG-PET imaging predicts lung cancer patients' response to chemotherapy

MRI used to determine features of knee osteoarthrosis

MRI used to determine features of knee osteoarthrosis

New option for soft-tissue imaging in interventional radiology procedures

New option for soft-tissue imaging in interventional radiology procedures

MR spectroscopy of choline levels shows promise as a marker of fetal lung maturity

MR spectroscopy of choline levels shows promise as a marker of fetal lung maturity

Custom stents hold microcapsules to treat diabetes

Custom stents hold microcapsules to treat diabetes

Laparoscopic gastric banding surgery improves insulin resistance

Laparoscopic gastric banding surgery improves insulin resistance

Researchers study the possible use of carboranes

Researchers study the possible use of carboranes

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

Lake Hospital System breaks ground for $150 million state-of-the-art health care facility

Lake Hospital System breaks ground for $150 million state-of-the-art health care facility

Functional diffusion map measures effectiveness of treatment for prostate cancer

Functional diffusion map measures effectiveness of treatment for prostate cancer