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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.
Study increases likelihood that MRI could be used as predictive technology to determine which patients should be placed on statin therapy for atherosclerosis

Study increases likelihood that MRI could be used as predictive technology to determine which patients should be placed on statin therapy for atherosclerosis

Lithium can protect the brain cells involved in learning and memory from radiation damage

Lithium can protect the brain cells involved in learning and memory from radiation damage

University of Rochester Medical Center doctors are trying to improve childhood cancer treatments

University of Rochester Medical Center doctors are trying to improve childhood cancer treatments

Obese women with early breast cancer at greater risk of death

Obese women with early breast cancer at greater risk of death

Radiation therapy and tamoxifen helps prevent cancer returning

Radiation therapy and tamoxifen helps prevent cancer returning

Radiation either before or after chemotherapy and surgery just as effective for treating lung cancer

Radiation either before or after chemotherapy and surgery just as effective for treating lung cancer

In some cases, children with Hodgkin’s Disease can safely skip or reduce the amount of radiation therapy received

In some cases, children with Hodgkin’s Disease can safely skip or reduce the amount of radiation therapy received

Study suggests that radiation oncologists can and should be more aggressive in their treatment of prostate cancer

Study suggests that radiation oncologists can and should be more aggressive in their treatment of prostate cancer

Boosting the blood count in conjunction with radiation therapy doesn't improve survival for head and neck cancer patients

Boosting the blood count in conjunction with radiation therapy doesn't improve survival for head and neck cancer patients

Race influences participation in clinical trials

Race influences participation in clinical trials

Specially adapted MRI improves brain tumour removal

Specially adapted MRI improves brain tumour removal

New imaging analysis techniques to probe causes of dyslexia

New imaging analysis techniques to probe causes of dyslexia

Children with complications from acute sinusits may experience significant illness from their infection

Children with complications from acute sinusits may experience significant illness from their infection

Non-surgical needle biopsies in the lung may eliminate the need for children to undergo surgery

Non-surgical needle biopsies in the lung may eliminate the need for children to undergo surgery

Women starting mammography on time, but failing to follow up

Women starting mammography on time, but failing to follow up

CT scans may be delivering as much radiation as a low-dose atomic bomb

CT scans may be delivering as much radiation as a low-dose atomic bomb

Surgery plus radiation therapy an effective way to treat early breast cancer in women aged 70 and older

Surgery plus radiation therapy an effective way to treat early breast cancer in women aged 70 and older

Doctors trialing wireless enabled handheld devices to obtain immediate access to the latest patient information

Doctors trialing wireless enabled handheld devices to obtain immediate access to the latest patient information

Research provides definitive evidence that radiation risk is associated with full-body CT scans

Research provides definitive evidence that radiation risk is associated with full-body CT scans

Diabetes and heart disease may stem from fat you can't see

Diabetes and heart disease may stem from fat you can't see