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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.
Tetracaine mouthwash helps with pain linked to head and neck cancer

Tetracaine mouthwash helps with pain linked to head and neck cancer

PET imaging has the potential to improve cancer care management

PET imaging has the potential to improve cancer care management

Diabetic heart muscle makes heart disease the most common killer of diabetics

Diabetic heart muscle makes heart disease the most common killer of diabetics

Study on medication error rates in radiology facilities inaccurate and irresponsible

Study on medication error rates in radiology facilities inaccurate and irresponsible

Uterine fibroid embolization shows high rate of long-term symptom control

Uterine fibroid embolization shows high rate of long-term symptom control

Administering stem cells to patients with myocardial infarction leads to a reduction of the size of the infarct

Administering stem cells to patients with myocardial infarction leads to a reduction of the size of the infarct

New procedure offers hope to patients at high risk for recurrent stroke

New procedure offers hope to patients at high risk for recurrent stroke

New radiation therapy for prostate cancer has fewer side effects

New radiation therapy for prostate cancer has fewer side effects

One day radiation may become an option for breast cancer patients

One day radiation may become an option for breast cancer patients

Brain cell activity influences formation of brain plaque ingredient

Brain cell activity influences formation of brain plaque ingredient

Long term air pollution exposure leads to acceleration of atherosclerosis and vascular inflammation

Long term air pollution exposure leads to acceleration of atherosclerosis and vascular inflammation

Chronic pain sufferers may be able to reduce pain levels by studying their own live brain images

Chronic pain sufferers may be able to reduce pain levels by studying their own live brain images

Digital tomosynthesis shows promise over conventional film mammography

Digital tomosynthesis shows promise over conventional film mammography

High-intensity ultrasound waves heats and destroys uterine fibroids

High-intensity ultrasound waves heats and destroys uterine fibroids

Getting old? Slowing down? Blame inefficient mitochondria

Getting old? Slowing down? Blame inefficient mitochondria

Cerebrospinal fluid analysis combined with brain scan predicts Alzheimer's

Cerebrospinal fluid analysis combined with brain scan predicts Alzheimer's

Telemammography works

Telemammography works

Breast CT may be better than mammography at detecting breast lesions

Breast CT may be better than mammography at detecting breast lesions

Go-cart injuries in children - bad!

Go-cart injuries in children - bad!

MRI to detect magnetic probes of tiny iron oxide particles successfully tracks implanted cells in cancer patients

MRI to detect magnetic probes of tiny iron oxide particles successfully tracks implanted cells in cancer patients