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Make Healthcare Accessible, Affordable, Urges Kalam

... tele-radiology network, offer advice on radiology images of patients sent from hospitals in rural areas and provide instant consultation. The president said tele-radiology would become an important tool for outreach to rural citizens. "Tele-radiology opens up new opportunities for providing quality hea...

Kalam to Commission India's First Tele-Radiology Network

...stitutions, radiology experts will offer advice on images of patients sent from hospitals in rural and peripheral areas and provide instant consultation. Kalam, who is arriving on a two-day visit to Andhra Pradesh Wednesday night, will commission the network at Tolichowki here. The network has been dev...

Pill-Sized Robot Tests Tumours In Body

...a fitted with the device can capture around 40,000 images of the intestines. The extraordinary invention by Alex Zivanovic of Imperial College, London, and other researchers, it is funded by the European Union to the tune of around 1.8 million pounds ($3.5 million). Source-IANS...

MR Angiography Detects Blocked Arteries Accurately

...iography. In addition, this technology produced images with higher resolution over a larger field of view...ected into a vein in the arm, can produce detailed images of the arteries supplying the brain and can detect even minor degrees of narrowing or blockage. It d...

Risk of Hemorrhage Increased in Vaginally Born Babies

...d 23 had been delivered by cesarean section. MR images showed that 17 (26 percent) of the babies who had been delivered vaginally had intracranial hemorrhages (ICH), or small bleeds in and around the brain. Seven infants had two or more types of ICH. Prior studies have shown a smaller incidence—approxima...

MRI Better Than CT for Diagnosing Strokes

...such as time and money. CT machines can produce images in two minutes, whereas the huge MRI machines take up to 30 minutes. They cannot be used for patients with pacemakers, metal objects, or pregnant women. The cost of MRI scans is also significantly more than CT scans and requires skilled technicians...

MDCT Accurately Locates Bowel Perforation: Study

...us to quickly image the patient, then reformat the images so we can look at them from many different angles, making this technique particularly suitable for the assessment of abdominal abnormalities," he said. Source-Eurekalert SR...

New Computed Imaging Technique Uses Hazy Images to Improve View

... is capable of generating clear, three-dimensional images from hazy and unclear data. The technique, named...ferometer to obtain high-resolution, reconstructed images from the optical signals based on an understanding of the physics of light-scattering within the sam...

Mighty Conqueror Felled by Stomach Cancer

...ared the description of these lesions with current images of 50 benign ulcers and 50 gastric cancers and found that the emperor’s lesions were cancerous. Genta says,” It was a huge mass from the entrance of his stomach to the exit. It was at least 10 centimeters [4 inches] long. Size alone suggests the l...

Burn Patients Need More Help Coping With Depression

...n. Women and those most concerned about their body images were most likely to be depressed. It’s normal for burn victims to have trouble adjusting to their condition, Thombs said. “I don’t think anyone would go through a burn without being horribly sad. It’s a very tough adjustment to make.” But some r...

Human Pheromones: Fact and Fiction

... 'The general term pheromone is often linked to images of specific, rapid response and sexual attraction,' notes Preti, an organic chemist. 'Actually, pheromones are divided into classes that are defined by characteristics of the responses.' Chemical signals that elicit immediate behaviors are describe...

First Potential Treatment for Dengue

... added to the supernatant. Fluorescence microscope images of proteins of the intercellular cement, subjected to the action of the same supernatant, revealed that metalloproteinases act on the blood vessel walls like biological "scissors": they destroy the protein bonds which maintain cell adhesion and hence...

A New Gamma Camera Technique for the Detection of Small Breast Tumors

...ses low-dose X-rays (ionizing radiation) to create images of the anatomy of breast tissue. If the breasts ar...p it from moving for 5 to 10 minutes while several images are taken. “It is much more comfortable for women, because a force of only 15 pounds is used, compar...

Cancer? Get A Second Opinion

...specialized cancer centers. A second view of the images of 11% patients resulted in a change in surgical procedures. Differences in interpreting biopsies led to changes for l 9 percent. The tumor board also found that breast conservation surgery was better for 5 women earlier advised mastectomy and reco...

Indore Surgeon Offers New Hope for Erectile Dysfunction

...d for the patient's color Doppler examination. Now images of Doppler are before us and we can see full blood circulation in his penile limb." Agarwal said the operation was not an experimental or a trial and error one. "Before this operation, I had saved over 1,000 gangrene suffered limbs by the same omen...

Technology Predicts Outcome of Child Heart Surgery

...the Annals of Thoracic Surgery. “We use the MRI images and time data to create models of these children’s vascular systems and hearts to simulate how they currently work and how they could work after surgery,” said Ajit Yoganathan, Ph.D., a co-principal investigator on the project and associate chair of ...

Telemedicine Improves Breast Screenings for Rural Indian Reservations

...ot and three-quarters of the women who needed more images had those done immediately or within fewer than th... and performed 515 digital mammograms. The digital images were then transmitted via satellite to radiologists in the Breast Imaging Division of the U-M Radiol...

Brain Responds Better to Name Brands

... strongly.” During the sequence, the fMRI acquired images of the brain, depicting areas that activated in response to the different stimuli. In addition to the questions asked during the scanning, the volunteers were given questionnaires prior and subsequent to fMRI. The results showed that strong brands ...

Relax! Straight Talk About Back Problems

... a specialized MRI scanner that could record their images as they assumed various postures for the purpose of study. The researchers specifically scrutinized the effects of three different postures while sitting down. Sitting hunched forward, sitting upright at 90o angle ,and sitting reclined back with feet...

New Imaging System Surpasses Mammography In Detecting Breast Cancer

...y is a benign or a tumor. However, the mammography images are 2-Dimensional images and patient needs to be squeezed which causes pains. The preliminary results of the pilot study of...

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