Tag: "images" at medical news
MRI Screening of Other Breast Crucial for Patients Diagnosed With Cancer in One Breast
...umor. But if you take slices, as MRI does, you get images
in focus every few millimeters and the tumor can’t hide," Pisano said. Source-Eurekalert PI...
Autistic Children can Interpret Mental States by Facial Expressions: Research
...the University of Nottingham. Researchers edited images
so that different parts of the face (eyes and mout...ique, known as “freezing,” created seamless facial images
that allowed the researchers to explore the importance of certain regions of the face in identifying...
Merry Old Folks
...jects of varied ages were asked to look at several images
for a few seconds. During this period, their brain...n that young subjects focused more on the negative images
while older volunteers showed a better balance between paying attention to negative and positive ima...
Growing Older Has Its Own Positive Effects Too
...t in this study. They were asked to view different images
reflecting positive, neutral and negative aspects ...very short time. They were asked to classify these images
and their brain reaction was observed. It was found that while older people were inclined to give ...
Novel Methods in Diagnosing Oral Cancer
...vine presented two novel, non-invasive, ultra-fast images
approaches to oral cancer detection, diagnostic screening, and mapping. More than half of all oral cancer cases documented by the National Cancer Institute are diagnosed at an advanced stage. The five-year survival rate is 75% for those with local...
Breakthrough in MRI Scanning in the Near Future
... According to Professor Lurie, standard MRI allows images
from inside a patient's body to be taken using a s...ul in principle and in tissue trials, should allow images
of the patient to be taken at several different magnetic fields. Says Lurie:"It's a bit like havi...
The Science of Happiness
...pression , who processed their responses to these images
differently, at an emotional level. Studies have also revealed that certain parts of the brain of these patients were less active, compared to normal individuals. Studies involving MRI scans have revealed that the anterior cingulated cortex o...
Calcium in Arterial Plaque is a Good Indicator for Risk of Stroke
...there.” Using computed tomography (CT) angiogram images
from UVa’s patient database, the researchers measu...es result in stroke or death. The study included images
taken with multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) from January 2004 to May 2006. MDCT is considere...
Minirobot for Medical Procedures Inside Human Body
... and an attached mini-cable relays information and images
back to a computer during the procedure....
Spain Launches Movement Against Skinny Fashion Models
... very skinny fashion models and to promote healthy images
of beauty and eating habits have sparked widesprea...as also launched a vast program to promote healthy images
of beauty and eating habits among women. The program known as the "pact against anorexia" has more t...
PET Imaging Identifies Aggressive Kidney Cancers That Require Surgery
...tive substances to produce three-dimensional color images
of those substances functioning within the body. U... a renal mass received intravenous 124I-cG250. PET images
obtained prior to surgery were graded as positive or negative for antibody uptake. A pathologist una...
AMA Wants Government Action To Make Models ‘Models Of Good Health
...mong people who are influenced by unrealistic body images
portrayed by fashion models in the media. Dr Hai...ions, teachers and parents’ groups to discuss what images
are acceptable or unacceptable. “Body image and self esteem among teenagers and young women in par...
Cancer Cells Forming Blood Vessels Send Their Copper to the Edge
...ergy-dispersive detector, the researchers obtained images
displaying the concentration and spatial distribut...zinc. Overlaying these elemental maps onto optical images
of the cells, Finney and her colleagues then correlated elemental content with cellular structures. ...
Sexualization Linked to Mental Health Problems in Girls and Women
...ound evidence that the proliferation of sexualized images
of girls and young// women in advertising and medi...ociety, we need to replace all of these sexualized images
with ones showing girls in positive settings-ones that show the uniqueness and competence of girls,"...
Bionic Eye may Restore Sight to the Blind
...on in 2 years. The bionic eye works by converting images
from a tiny camera mounted on a pair of glasses in... to a pea-sized pocket device, which processes the images
in real time into a four by four grid of electrical signals. This grid is then transmitted wirelessl...
X-ray System to Show Moving Bones in 3-D
...at uses X-rays to view objects, can produce moving images
in two dimensions, but not 3-D. An orthopedic su...fluoroscopy. CTX technology is expected to deliver images
with exceptional precision and detail. Researchers will be able to track 3-D skeletal movements with...
Teens More Likely to Become Victims of Online Harassments
...osely visiting an X-rated Web site and downloading images
from a file-sharing program. A total of 1,125 or 75 percent of the respondents engaged in at least one of nine online behaviors. One in four or 28.2 percent of the youth engaged in four or more different types of online behavior in the previous year....
Ultrasound Technology - Boon or a Bane?
...avily on its multi-functionality. It produces live images
of muscle and soft tissue, enabling doctors to select the most useful sections for diagnosing and documenting changes. It shows the structure and function of internal organs and is a useful way to examine the musculoskeletal system to detect probl...
President’s Address on the ‘Tele-Radiology’ Set Up of Krst
... means of electronically transmitting radiographic images
of the patient and consultative text from one loca...large hospital, tele-radiology can be used to send images
from one department to another, particularly for emergency treatment of patients in intensive care u...
Private 3D Ultrasounds Enabling Moving Pictures of Fetus may Be a Risky Proposition
...2 and 20 weeks of pregnancy, where two dimensional images
are enabled and copies are provided to the parents. Such scans are purely for medical purposes, to check for any abnormality. Though, there is no substantial evidence to prove that 3D scans are harmful, yet it is common knowledge that highly evolve...
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