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iPhone the Body Electric

U of Utah iPhone 'Apps' Visualize Human Anatomy.Oct. 8, 2009 - University of Utah researchers created new iPhone programs - known as applications or "apps" - to help scientists, students, doctors and patients study the human body, evaluate medical problems and analyze other...

Published on 8 October 2009, 14:32

New MRI technique could mean fewer breast biopsies in high-risk women

A University of Wisconsin-Madison biomedical engineer and colleagues have developed a method that, applied in MRI scans of the breast, could spare some women with increased breast cancer risk the pain and stress of having to endure a biopsy of a questionable lump or lesion.The universal...

Published on 29 June 2009, 10:17

Better MRI scans of cancers made possible by TU Delft

Researcher Kristina Djanashvili has developed a substance that enables doctors to get better MRI scans of tumours. On Tuesday 13 January, Djanashvili will be awarded a doctorate by TU Delft for her work in this field.The medical profession’s ability to trace and visualise tumours is...

Published on 13 January 2009, 03:55

MRI scans accurate in Alzheimer's diagnosis

- Researchers advocate including imaging technology as diagnostic test -Tampa, FL (Dec. 19, 2008) -- MRI scans that detect shrinkage in specific regions of the mid-brain attacked by Alzheimer’s disease accurately diagnose the neurodegenerative disease, even before symptoms interfere with...

Published on 18 December 2008, 18:53