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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.
Chest CT can be first step to identifying if patient has had a heart attack

Chest CT can be first step to identifying if patient has had a heart attack

New kidney test better elder mortality predictor

New kidney test better elder mortality predictor

Radioimmunotherapy streamlines non-Hodgkin's lymphoma treatment

Radioimmunotherapy streamlines non-Hodgkin's lymphoma treatment

Routinely reformatting computed tomography (CT) scans to view organs from several different directions may help radiologists improve diagnosis

Routinely reformatting computed tomography (CT) scans to view organs from several different directions may help radiologists improve diagnosis

Over-the-phone transmission of diagnostic-quality ultrasound images is possible

Over-the-phone transmission of diagnostic-quality ultrasound images is possible

Combined MRI and mammography more effective at detecting breast cancer in high risk women

Combined MRI and mammography more effective at detecting breast cancer in high risk women

Significant non-coronary findings found during heart CT scans point to importance of trained radiologists

Significant non-coronary findings found during heart CT scans point to importance of trained radiologists

Less invasive procedure for treatment of uterine fibroids is effective

Less invasive procedure for treatment of uterine fibroids is effective

Breast CT may improve on mammography - more gentler, more accurate

Breast CT may improve on mammography - more gentler, more accurate

Misunderstandings real cost barrier to mammography

Misunderstandings real cost barrier to mammography

Japanese women have lower recurrence of breast cancer

Japanese women have lower recurrence of breast cancer

Black cohosh may interfere with breast cancer drugs

Black cohosh may interfere with breast cancer drugs

Breast cancer screening situation will get worse

Breast cancer screening situation will get worse

Pulsating ultrasound enhances gene therapy for tumors

Pulsating ultrasound enhances gene therapy for tumors

Color doppler sonography speeds detection of necrotizing enterocolitis in premature infants

Color doppler sonography speeds detection of necrotizing enterocolitis in premature infants

Use of positron emission tomography may eliminate more strenuous drug development trials with animals

Use of positron emission tomography may eliminate more strenuous drug development trials with animals

ASTRO public awareness campaign wins award

ASTRO public awareness campaign wins award

Research challenges the traditional explanation for the causes of diastolic heart failure

Research challenges the traditional explanation for the causes of diastolic heart failure

FDA hearings on silicone breast implants

FDA hearings on silicone breast implants

Newer imaging technologies may lead to over treatment

Newer imaging technologies may lead to over treatment