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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.
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

VCU Gastroenterology research papers ranked 4th in most cited papers

VCU Gastroenterology research papers ranked 4th in most cited papers

Whole-body computed tomography (CT) is not a cost-effective screening method

Whole-body computed tomography (CT) is not a cost-effective screening method

Blood clots in the lungs could be prevented with computed tomography (CT) scans of the legs

Blood clots in the lungs could be prevented with computed tomography (CT) scans of the legs

Medical specialities face crisis as research funding squeezed

Medical specialities face crisis as research funding squeezed

Patient education on aerosol therapy key to effective asthma control

Patient education on aerosol therapy key to effective asthma control

Smaller lymph nodes seen on abdominal CT scans in "healthy" people are not clinically significant

Smaller lymph nodes seen on abdominal CT scans in "healthy" people are not clinically significant

Rural imaging center takes aim at medical mistakes in healthcare

Rural imaging center takes aim at medical mistakes in healthcare

Size of myocardial infarct measured using MRI

Size of myocardial infarct measured using MRI

How radiation therapy is used to safely and effectively treat various cancers

How radiation therapy is used to safely and effectively treat various cancers

Ads for full-body scans to detect potential diseases, called into question

Ads for full-body scans to detect potential diseases, called into question

Using precise, radioactively labeled genetic probes, researchers study cancer gene activity from outside the body

Using precise, radioactively labeled genetic probes, researchers study cancer gene activity from outside the body

System helps physicians prevent radiation-induced skin injuries to patients

System helps physicians prevent radiation-induced skin injuries to patients

Radiologists step closer to solving a mysterious condition affecting World Trade Center rescue workers

Radiologists step closer to solving a mysterious condition affecting World Trade Center rescue workers

Surfing injuries - Wipin’ out wipe out

Surfing injuries - Wipin’ out wipe out