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Radiology & Imaging

Diagnostic radiologists with lifetime ABR certificates less likely to participate in MOC

According to an ahead-of-print article published in the December issue of the American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), lifetime-certified diagnostic radiologists whose Maintenance of Certification (MOC) was not mandated by ...

Oncology & Cancer

Breath-holding technique could improve outcomes for radiotherapy patients

A technique that will enable cancer patients to hold their breath during prolonged bouts of radiotherapy treatment has been developed by researchers at the University of Birmingham.

Oncology & Cancer

An antenna for detecting breast cancer

Breast cancer is a common illness around the world. It is the most common invasive of cancers in women and affects around one in eight and represents about a quarter of all invasive cancers.

Radiology & Imaging

New MRI technique can 'see' molecular changes in the brain

MRI's give us a picture of our body's insides—organs, bones, nerves and soft tissue. But what if MRI's could show us the molecular makeup of our body parts, and help doctors more quickly determine the onset of disease and ...

Medical research

Sound waves for your health

You may not be able to hear them, but they help to diagnose and treat patients every day. In the past 40 years, ultrasound imaging has gone from blurry black-and-white images, to sharp 3-D images in real time. And the technology ...

Radiology & Imaging

Genetics may play a role in reaction to CT contrast agents

Researchers in South Korea have found that patients with family and personal history of allergic reactions to contrast media are at risk for future reactions, according to a large study published in the journal Radiology. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Ultrasound sensor aids diagnosis of middle-ear infection

A new type of ultrasound transducer from Fraunhofer should soon be delivering a fast and reliable diagnosis of infection of the middle ear. A U.S. company and the Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems IPMS are collaborating ...

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Automated, non-invasive MRI can accurately diagnose Parkinson's

In an international study at 17 MRI centers in the U.S., Austria and Germany, a research team led by UF's David Vaillancourt, Ph.D., used a non-invasive MRI method with 1,002 patients to develop an automated system to accurately ...