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Latest Version of Echocardiography Provides Improved Pictures of the Heart

...an a conventional echocardiogram. These detailed images are capable of offering various options to doctors in treatment procedures, especially in the case of special conditions. Now, TEE is being used all the more in the diagnostic evaluation of patients with stroke, transient ischemic attack, or peripher...

PET Can Predict Response To Treatment In Esophageal Cancer Patients

...ients with esophageal cancer with PET, which shows images of the metabolic function of the tissue under examination. The PET scans were conducted after treatment with a combination of chemotherapy and radiation....

New Research Reveals How We Process Brands And Products

...explain the researchers. "Companies building brand images and icons should be wary of taking the legitimately useful metaphor of brand personality too literally, since it's now apparent that consumers themselves do not." Carolyn Yoon, Angela H. Gutchess, Fred Feinberg, and Thad A. Polk. "A Functional Magnet...

Teenage Boy at Boot Camp, Booted To Death

...ot Camp beat a black teenager to death. Disturbing images of this violent act were captured// by a surveillance camera. Initially the officials masked the truth, saying it was a natural death, but upon a second postmortem, the skeletons were out of the closet, Martin Anderson all of 14, had been brutally ...

Hospitals In India Opt For High-tech Scanners

... These high-tech scanners are capable of capturing images in just five heartbeats unlike the previous one. /...peed Volume CT, doctors can non-invasively capture images of the heart and coronary arteries in as few as five heartbeats, capture the image of any organ in o...

Singapore’s Healthcare To Outsource To Indian Firm For Faster X-Ray Result

...the more sophisticated CT scan, ultrasound and MRI images may also find their way to India. Doctors at the Ang Mo Kio polyclinic said it is cheaper having the X-ray read in Bangalore than by radiologists in Singapore, and the reports from India are more detailed. "The Indian reports are quite detailed,"...

New Technique Could Revolutionize Melanoma Diagnosis and Treatment

...lves photography of the pigmented skin lesion. The images are then processed to facilitate an accurate diagnosis. The patient can then be given the best possible treatment. The technique is expected to be approved for commercial use in health centers by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration of the USA) in...

Tsunami Unplugged: Natural Disasters Favor the Under-privileged

... more than 100,000 still missing.// When the early images of tsunami arrived, it appeared as if the tourists were tsunami’s hot favorites. Upon intent observation, it dawned that they were perhaps the only ones to sport a video camera at the time! Infact the poor fisher folk were among the majority who met ...

International Teleradiology: The Future Of Radiologic Diagnosis

... tendency of domestic radiologists to overlook the images and sign it off scrutinizing the films for a second time. The suspension of the Wipro trial in 2003 that involved the testing the Teleradiology services through Indian radiologists (neither licensed nor board-certified) based in the U.S no doubt qu...

Fetal Development Face The Threat By Frequent Ultrasounds

...ood and drug administration (FDA). // Ultrasound images can show facial features, hair and even the develo..., the report said quoting FDA. Besides, prenatal images being marketed for non-medical reasons are often done by less-experienced personnel and may expose a...

Babies Are Born With Readymade Numerical Sense!

...ok." The reserachers also provided them with video images or two or three women. It was found that the babies were able to match the number of voices they heard with the number of faces that spoke the words. "As a result of our experiments, we conclude that the babies are showing an internal representation ...

Women's Self-Esteem Not Lowered By Seeing Ultra Thin Models

...y heavy, moderately thin and extremely thin. The images of the models were given to women on a random basi...eem and perception of thinness. When provided with images of extremely thin or heavy models, the focus shifted to how heavy the study participants felt. The...

SPECT Can Help Predict Treatment Outcome In Patients With Low Back Pain

... into the patient’s vein, followed by which serial images were obtained to highlight cell function abnormalities. Group A patients, who had positive SPECT results were given lumbar injections based on the level of abnormality reported in the scan and the rest were given injection based on the discretion o...

Stardust Brings Interstellar Dust

...t@home, in which their home computers will examine images of tiny sections of the aerogel grid looking for dust particles. Edited (ANI)...

Are pretty faces associated with positive trait?

...similar way but instead of a face they made use of images of houses. This proved that beauty is not a general bias but limited to socially important stimuli such as pretty faces. This is because the participants did not respond that well in identifying the good words after viewing the image of a house. ...

Need More And Better Drugs To Tackle Stoke

... effective at dissolving clots. Magnetic resonance images (MRIs) can also be used to identify those patients who can be brought back to normalcy after the three-hour window period. Also the new Merci Retrieval System, a corkscrew-like device approved by the government that facilitates removal of blood clots...

A taxi could increase your exposure to pollution

...mbination. The visualization system allows video images of the individuals’ activities to be played back alongside the ultra fine particle concentrations they are exposed to. As a result, most activities and behaviors that cause high exposures can be visibly identified, such as being trapped on traffic is...

Violent computer games spur aggression: study

The link between computer images of brutality and the real thing may go further tha...o games demonstrated diminished brain responses to images of real-life violence such as gun attacks, they reacted normally to other emotionally disturbing pic...

New Portable Helmet Scanner To Examine Newborns

... babies that helps doctors save them by generating images showing // how the baby brain is working. Curren... a technique called optical tomography to generate images showing how the brain is working, reported the online edition of BBC News. The helmet scanner, whi...

The Chemistry Of Sexual Attraction Between Male And Female Elephants

...hat release of a specific proportion of two mirror images of the pheromone, frontalin, depends on whether th...al compounds whose molecular structures are mirror images of each other. Frontalin, a pheromone discharged during musth by male Asian elephants from a tempora...

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