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PET/CT: The Best Test for Women With Ovarian Cancer

...emitted by the drug and produce three- dimensional images of those substances functioning within the body. PET scanning provides information about the body's chemistry, metabolic activity and body function, while CT supplies anatomic images....

Laser-based System for Non-invasive Diagnosis of Skin Cancers on the Anvil

...er-based system that can capture three-dimensional images of the chemical and structural changes taking plac...oglobin and melanin and get microscopic resolution images the equivalent of what a doctor would see if he or she were able to slice down to that particular po...

NASA Technology Helps Detect and Treat Heart Disease and Strokes

... following a patented protocol to capture specific images of the carotid artery wall. Using the ArterioVisio...em, and have laid the groundwork for understanding images of all kinds. The ArterioVision test was developed with JPL's Innovative Partnerships Program, des...

Alcohol Injections to Tolerate Mortons Neuroma

...tments per person were administered, and follow-up images were obtained at a mean of 21.1 months after the last treatment. According to the study, there was a technical success rate of 100%. In 94% of the patients, partial or total symptom improvement was reported, with 84% becoming totally pain free. Thi...

Combination of Brain Scans, Reading Skill Tests can Predict Kids Reading Problems

...ences among children, the researchers analysed the images using a method called voxel-based morphometry that uses the density of the brains white and grey matter to zero in on activation patterns in specific parts of key brain regions. The childrens ability to decode text was tested by using the Word Atta...

Therapist Arrested For Breaking Lives

... search warrants indicate that investigators found images on Bleyle's computer and cell phone that he had created himself using children at the hospital. His arrest prompted the hospital to ban camera phones in the convalescent unit and require that curtains around patients be left open most of the time. ...

Dieting was an 'awful' Experience for Katherine Heigl

...erned about the impact the constant bombardment of images of size zero actresses and models is having on young girls. "I would hate to think that young girls in high schools across America think that's what they're supposed to look like," she said....

Link Between Eye Infections and Contact Lens Use Exposed

...t lens use. Participants were provided with colour images of the contact lens solution bottles to help them remember what type they had used. Among soft contact lens wearers, participants with AK were considerably more likely to report having exclusively used AMO Complete Moisture Plus than the control gr...

Cricket Science and Medicine Congress in Barbados

...ideo footage, the match referee would have to view images of each delivery from cameras positioned in the same arc relative to the bowler, virtually instantaneously. To complicate matters further, these positions will probably be different for each type of bowler. Brief correlation with stats and phy...

Virtual Colonoscopy is Most-effective for Screening Colon Cancer

...ing software to develop two- and three-dimensional images of the gastrointestinal tract, it has fewer adverse effects and is better tolerated by patients. Recent studies using new methods have demonstrated that the test is very sensitive for CRC and could be an effective screening option for patients. Pre...

New Technique Helps Ultrasound Produce Cute Baby Image

...h which newer ultrasound machines can produce cute images of a baby while still in its mother's womb.// Th...for their progeny. Newer machines can produce 3D images of babies by computing how light reflects off their features and generating the appropriate highligh...

Software System to Improve the Function of Retinal Implants

...ormed with normally sighted volunteers. The camera images are translated by the Retina Encoder and subsequently forwarded to a kind of "virtual central visual system." This simulation mimics the brain function for the interpretation of the converted camera data. Initially, the Retina Encoder does not kno...

MRI Robotic Biopsies Simplified by PneuStep

...canner and is controlled remotely by observing the images on the MR. The motor is rigged with fiber optics, which feeds information back to the computer in real time, allowing for both guidance and readjustment. "The robot moves slowly but precisely, and our experiments show that the needle always comes w...

Brain Structured to Make Human Beings Religious, Claims a US Scientist

... of palm reading, Atran notes. Today, scientific images can track our thoughts on God all right, but the question why we think of God in the first place remains unsolved. GPL/B...

New Chemistry Approach Promises Less Expensive Drugs

...can exist in two different forms, which are mirror images of one another. Though both forms of an organic molecule -- known in the chemistry world as "enantiomers" -- have the same chemical formula, their effect on the body can differ dramatically. "The two enantiomers are like keys with the same number o...

Unique Models Help Teach Nanoscience to the Blind

...ex ways in which data are collected to produce 2-D images of nanoscale surfaces. He also wonders whether ...outinely builds 3-D models from computer-generated images of tiny things, including molecules and cellular structures. NanoBucky, though, was on a scale al...

MRI-safe Motor Makes Robotic Biopsies Possible

...canner and is controlled remotely by observing the images on the MR. The motor is rigged with fiber optics, which feeds information back to the computer in real time, allowing for both guidance and readjustment. "The robot moves slowly but precisely, and our experiments show that the needle always comes ...

Cure for Cancer One Step Closer

...s an Aperio Scan Scope which takes high resolution images of tissue samples that can then be shared with researchers around the world, and two vapour phase nitrogen storage vessels (-196oC) and two -80oC freezers which have the capacity to house in excess of 164,000 tissue and blood samples. The small sec...

Arthritis Pain Processed in Brain’s 'fear Zone,' First PET Scans Revea

...m led by Dr Bhavna Kulkarni has captured the first images of how the brain processes arthritis pain, using positron emission tomography (PET) scanners based at the Christie Hospital. In a study funded by the Arthritis Research Campaign and published in 'Arthritis and Rheumatism' this week, they compare the...

Nandigram Killings Lead to Depression Among Many

...d suffering from fear psychosis after watching the images of mayhem on television." The images cast a profound impact on her tender mind, he said. Gargi's is not the only such case. Many othe...

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