Tag: "imaging" at medical news
DNA Imaging to Design Better Drugs
... at the molecular level. This new method works by imaging
individual DNA molecules. It'sfaster than traditional methods, and the results are direct andrelatively simple to interpret. "Our technique directly visualizes individual DNA molecules, whiletraditional techniques are indirect and inferential, somet...
Chemists Develop Probe To Detect Changes In Imaging Agents Inside Body
... probes will lead to the development of evenbetter imaging
agents, because the probes will show radiologistswhat happens chemically to the imaging
agent as it travelsthrough the bloodstream. Scientists in the department ofradiology in UC's College...
What Makes Tics Tick? Clues Found In Tourette Twins' Caudates
... in the August 30th issue of Science. In a brain imaging
study of identical twins differently affected by ...esentation, say the researchers. Functional brain imaging
studies of OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder), which often occurs along with Tourette Syndrome, als...
UW, Siemens Unveil New Panoramic Ultrasound Imaging Application Using Programmable Technology
...erful new technology that allowsultrasound medical imaging
systems for the first time to be programmed formul... adds the power of asupercomputer to an ultrasound imaging
system and provides the ability touse software instead of hardware to develop new diagnostic applica...
MRI-Guided Cancer Surgery
...ntal procedure that has brought magnetic resonance imaging
into the operating room. Hines, mayor of N...to the heart of the tumor using magnetic resonance imaging
(MRI) techniques designed in the laboratory of biomedical engineer Jeffrey Duerk, Ph.D. The ...
Learning From Experience: New Pattern Recognition & Detection Helps Radiologists Analyze Digital Mammograms
...they had. Dr. DebraMonticciolo, director of breast imaging
at <AHREF="http://www.emory.edu/WHSC/">Emory University School ofMedicine's Department of Radiology, provided initial data; the dataBarnes later used was from National Expert and Training Centre forBreast Cancer Screening and the Department ...
3D Ultrasound Gives Better View Of Brain's Arteries
...putting patients on an operating tablefor invasive imaging
procedures such as cerebral angiography, physician...cause patients in the study underwentmore than one imaging
examination. While techniques like cerebral angiography remain the diagnostic goldstandard, ...
Ultrasound Detects Pathology In Patients With Whiplash
...and,Ohio, have found that ultrasound is a valuable imaging
technique for evaluatingpatients with whiplash -- which doctors call post-traumatic neck pain -- and lowback pain. They are able to detect disc bulges and herniations and otherabnormalities of the joints and muscles using real-time ultrasono...
New Math, High-Tech Imaging Solving Old Riddle: How Does The Brain Operate When We Think?
...hematicalfootwork plus detailed magnetic resonance imaging
pictures of the brain may addup to a betterunderst... muchoxygen those areas are using. Using a kind of imaging
called functional MRI(fMRI), scientistshave long known that the amount of oxygen used by a particula...
PITT Researchers Demonstrate Human Brain's Natural Mechanism For Guarding Against Errors
...- Using event-related functional magneticresonance imaging
(fMRI) to monitor subjects' brain activity during ...enpossible responses. Event-related fMRI is a new imaging
method that allowsresearchers to acquire images on a trial-by-trial basis during mental tasks. One s...
Filmless System Puts X-Ray Images On The Web
...dical diagnoses and reducing costs. A new imaging
system eliminates film and allows images to be vie...ccess. The system includes not only X-rays but all imaging
studiesincluding ultrasound, magnetic resonance images, computed tomography, angiogramsand nuclear m...
Pioneer In Nuclear Medicine Wins Lifetime Award
.... In 1983, his lab accomplished the first imaging
of neuroreceptors in thebrain. Their pinpointing of the dopamine receptors inside the brain led to muchwork in addiction and drug design. The next year, they located the opiatereceptors. "We now know that cocaine affects the dopamine receptors," said...
Epilepsy Drug Found To Stop Cocaine's Effects In Animals
...ten techniques, including state-of-the-art medical imaging
and behaviorstudies, to confirm their result. GVG was originally developed to treat epilepsy. It is already in use inEurope and Canada, where patients have been using it safely for several years. The Food & Drug Administration has reviewed ...
Study Captures Images Of Memories Being Formed Within The Human Brain
...aphy (PET) andother relatively slow forms of brain imaging
required the use of "block trials,"in which subjects were asked to repeat a string of similar short tasks so thatdata could be collected over a longer period. In 1996, when Buckner was at theHarvard Medical School, he and colleagues capitalized on t...
Brain Regions Identified That Influence What We Remember Or Forget
...time. (Only recently has the temporal resolutionof imaging
been sufficient to allow brain activity to be measured separately foreach picture or word.) Previous studies had indicated more neural activity whenvolunteers were presented with novel photos than when they were presentedrepeatedly with the same ones...
Novel Imaging Agent Developed By Penn Researchers Provides Insight Into Brain's Message Delivery System
...ph in this crusade occurred when an advanced brain imaging
agent, calledTrodat, was developed at the Universi...and study of a groundbreaking new brain tracer, or imaging
agent, used to evaluatebrain function in normal and disease states. Commonly known as Trodat, this ...
The Visible Humans: Coming Of Age
... male and a 59-year-old female. Several electronic imaging
techniques were used on the bodies, including electronic color photographs of thousands of razor-thin tissue cross-sections. The resulting datasets are enormous (altogether some 55 gigabytes) and open up a new world to researchers. In November 1994 ...
$60 Million Brain Institute Opens At University Of Florida
...ubof the institute's complex computer network; the imaging
suite built to housepowerful magnetic resonance imaging
(MRI) systems for animal and human research;the UF-invented Human Patient Simulator used in teaching...
Clinical Trials Announced Using Non-Invasive Innovative MRI To Diagnose Breast Tumors
...linical trials will use the 3TP magnetic resonance imaging
(MRI) method to distinguish between benign and mal...ubsequent comparison with high resolution magnetic imaging
could revolutionize breast tumor management and cancer diagnosis in other parts of thebody as well."...
Microwaves May Provide Early Detection Of Breast Cancer
A novel breast cancer imaging
technology that uses microwaves instead of X-rayst...e biopsies. Ultrasound, MRI and new optical breast imaging
techniques aregenerally not foreseen as front-line screening methods for healthy women. Highly sens...
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