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Dec 04, 2013, 00:01 ET

MR-guided Ultrasound Offers Noninvasive Treatment for Breast Cancer

A technique that uses focused ultrasound under magnetic resonance (MR) guidance to heat and destroy tumors may offer a safe and effective treatment...

Dec 04, 2013, 00:01 ET

Mammography Screening Intervals May Affect Breast Cancer Prognosis

In a study of screening mammography-detected breast cancers, patients who had more frequent screening mammography had a significantly lower rate of...

Dec 04, 2013, 00:01 ET

Blood Vessels Reorganize after Face Transplantation Surgery

For the first time, researchers have found that the blood vessels in face transplant recipients reorganize themselves, leading to an understanding...

Dec 03, 2013, 00:01 ET

Breast Tomosynthesis Increases Cancer Detection and Reduces Recall Rates

 Researchers have found that digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) led to reduced recall rates and an increase in cancer detection in a large...

Dec 03, 2013, 00:01 ET

New Research Shows Promise for Possible HIV Cure

Researchers have used radioimmunotherapy (RIT) to destroy remaining human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected cells in the blood samples of...

Dec 03, 2013, 00:01 ET

International Study Finds Heart Disease Similar in Men and Women

An analysis of data from an international multicenter study of coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) reveals that men and women with mild...

Dec 03, 2013, 00:01 ET

Breast Cancer Risk Related to Changes in Breast Density as Women Age

Automated breast density measurement is predictive of breast cancer risk in younger women, and that risk may be related to the rate at which breast...

Dec 02, 2013, 00:01 ET

PRP Therapy Improves Degenerative Tendon Disease in Athletes

 Ultrasound-guided delivery of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) improves functionality and reduces recovery time in athletes with degenerative...

Dec 02, 2013, 00:01 ET

Imaging Shows Long-term Impact of Blast-induced Brain Injuries in Veterans

Using a special type of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), researchers have found that soldiers who suffered mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI)...

Dec 02, 2013, 00:01 ET

MRI Technique Reveals Low Brain Iron in ADHD Patients

 Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) provides a noninvasive way to measure iron levels in the brains of people with attention deficit...

Dec 02, 2013, 00:01 ET

Novel Rehabilitation Device Improves Motor Skills after Stroke

Using a novel stroke rehabilitation device that converts an individual's thoughts to electrical impulses to move upper...

Dec 02, 2013, 00:01 ET

Cardiac MRI Reveals Energy Drinks Alter Heart Function

Healthy adults who consumed energy drinks high in caffeine and taurine had significantly increased heart contraction rates one hour later,...

Nov 25, 2013, 00:00 ET

MR Spectroscopy Shows Differences in Brains of Preterm Infants

CHICAGO, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – Premature birth appears to trigger developmental processes in the white matter of the...

Nov 23, 2013, 10:58 ET

Embolization Procedure Aids in Weight Loss

A new study reports that individuals who underwent embolization of the left gastric artery for gastrointestinal bleeding experienced a 7.9 percent...

Nov 20, 2013, 00:01 ET

Researchers Use CT and 3-D Printers to Recreate Dinosaur Fossils

 Data from computed tomography (CT) scans can be used with three-dimensional (3-D) printers to make accurate copies of fossilized bones,...

Nov 28, 2012, 00:01 ET

High Altitude Climbers at Risk for Brain Bleeds

 New magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) research shows that mountain climbers who experience a certain type of high altitude sickness have traces...

Nov 28, 2012, 00:01 ET

Men with Belly Fat at Risk for Osteoporosis

 Visceral, or deep belly, obesity is a risk factor for bone loss and decreased bone strength in men, according to a study presented today at...

Nov 28, 2012, 00:01 ET

Most Patients in the Dark about What Radiologists Do

 The role of radiologists in healthcare has long been poorly understood among the general public, but new research presented today at...

Nov 28, 2012, 00:01 ET

CT Depicts Racial Differences in Coronary Artery Disease

 While obesity is considered a cardiovascular risk factor, a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of...

Nov 27, 2012, 00:01 ET

New Studies Show Effects of Mammography Guideline Changes

 Researchers assessing the impact of revised guidelines for screening mammography issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)...