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Researchers develop deep-learning technique to ID at-risk anatomy in CT scans

October 3, 2019

Radiation therapy is one of the most widely used cancer treatments, but a drawback of the procedure is…
Medical Imaging Rates Continue to Rise Despite Push to Reduce Their Use

September 4, 2019

Despite a broad campaign among physician groups to reduce the amount of imaging in medicine, the rates of…
Study reaches multidisciplinary consensus on imaging for kidney stones

September 4, 2019

Each year, over 2 million people visit U.S. emergency departments for suspected renal colic, which typically causes intense…
Worrisome Increase in Some Medical Scans during Pregnancy

July 25, 2019

Use of medical imaging during pregnancy increased significantly in the United States, a new study has found, with…
Biomarker predicts which pancreatic cysts may become cancerous

June 6, 2019

Pancreatic cancer kills more than 45,000 people in the U.S. each year, mostly due to the fact that…
Probing materials to improve energy and information technologies

January 26, 2019

Jon Poplawsky, a materials scientist at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, develops and links advanced…
Radiation Dose in CT Scans Varies Due to Scanners’ Technical Settings

January 10, 2019

The amount of radiation that patients are exposed to from computed tomography (CT) scans varies widely between institutions…
Tips on Preparing Your Medical Practice for a Mobile CT Rental

November 29, 2018

For most medical facility owners and managers, providing patients with access to the best equipment possible is a…
New AI System Detects Hard-to-Spot Cancerous Lesions

August 27, 2018

A team of researchers working in the fields of engineering and medicine at the University of Central Florida…
Princeton geologists solve fossil mystery by creating 3-D ‘virtual tour’ through rock

March 1, 2018

With an industrial grinder and a super-high-resolution camera, Princeton geoscientists Adam Maloof and Akshay Mehra can deconstruct rock samples and create three-dimensional…
How Disposable Diapers Can Improve Measurements of Tumor Growth

November 21, 2017

Catching cancer early can make all the difference for successful treatment. A common screening practice measures tumor growth…
New guidance developed for children hospitalized with mild head trauma

February 15, 2017

When a child suffers a mild head injury, doctors have well-established protocols for determining whether that child should…
Cell-tracking agents get a boost

January 31, 2017

Rice University researchers have synthesized a new and greatly improved generation of contrast agents for tagging and real-time…
CT scans and x-rays in SEAT plants for maximum quality of brand’s cars

December 2, 2016

A CT scan (Computed tomography) is a very well known in medical field – it produces cross-sectional images…
New Study Finds no Evidence for Increased Cancer Risk from X Ray and CT Scan Radiation

February 9, 2016

A new study, recently published in the American Journal of Clinical Oncology, claims the widespread belief that low-dose…
CT and 3-D printing aid surgical separation of conjoined twins

December 2, 2015

A combination of detailed CT imaging and 3-D printing technology has been used for the first time in…
Surgical probe seeks out where cancer ends and healthy tissue begins

September 19, 2015

A new surgical tool that uses light to make sure surgeons removing cancerous tumors “got it all” was…
CT angiography links arterial plaque with diabetes, blood pressure, cholesterol

June 3, 2015

Non-calcified arterial plaque is associated with diabetes, high systolic blood pressure and elevated ‘bad’ cholesterol levels in asymptomatic…
3D X-ray Detects 40% More Breast Cancer than Traditional Mammography

May 8, 2015

Tomosynthesis – a new X-ray cancer screening method – detects up to 40% more breast cancer cases than…
Speedy analysis of steel fiber reinforced concrete

November 12, 2013

Steel fiber reinforced concrete (SFRC) is a practical construction material that is quick and easy to use. But…
Tutankhamun may have spontaneously combusted

November 11, 2013

The mummy of King Tutankhamun is removed from his stone sarcophagus in his underground tomb in the famed…
Taking a close look, whatever the scale

October 3, 2013

Researchers at the Fraunhofer Development Center X-ray Technology work with the biggest and smallest computed tomography scanners in…
Small increase in cancer risk following CT scans in childhood and adolescence

May 22, 2013

A study of more than 600,000 Australians has found people are at slightly greater risk of cancer after…
Imaging specialists create 3-D images to aid surgeons

April 4, 2013

University of Notre Dame researchers have successfully created three-dimensional anatomical models from CT scans using 3-D printing technology,…
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