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Alzheimer's disease & dementia

New radiology research shows promising results for focused ultrasound treatment of Alzheimer's

West Virginia University scientists used MRI scans to show what happens when ultrasound waves target a specific area of Alzheimer's patient's brains. They concluded that this treatment may induce an immunological healing ...

Oncology & Cancer

Critical step forward for radiotherapy with a new method to treat cancer

A new research development from The University of Manchester and the Christie NHS Foundation Trust has shown progress for developing a potential new cancer treatment using high energy electron beams.

Oncology & Cancer

3-D biopsies to better understand brain tumors

Researchers at the Institut de Neurociències of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (INc-UAB) obtained a highly accurate recreation of human glioblastoma's features using a novel 3-D microscopy analysis. The study, published ...

Oncology & Cancer

Race, income, education affect access to 3-D mammography

Women of minority races and ethnicities and with less education and income have had relatively lower access to 3-D mammography, a technology that can improve breast cancer detection and decrease false alarms, according to ...

Neuroscience

Taste and its two ways to the brain

There are a few ways we perceive food, and not all are particularly well-understood. We know that much of it happens in the olfactory bulb, a small lump of tissue between the eyes and behind the nose, but how the stimuli ...

Radiology & Imaging

COVID-19 associated with leukoencephalopathy on brain MRI

According to an open-access article in ARRS' American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), COVID-19-related disseminated leukoencephalopathy (CRDL) represents an important—albeit uncommon—differential consideration in patients ...

Cardiology

Radiomics shows cocaine fuels coronary artery disease risk

Radiomics—the extraction of very detailed quantitative features from medical images—provides a refined understanding of how cocaine use and other risk factors affect the course of coronary artery disease, according to ...

Ophthalmology

COVID-19 linked to potentially dangerous eye abnormalities

Researchers using MRI have found significant abnormalities in the eyes of some people with severe COVID-19, according to a study published in the journal Radiology. The study results support the need for eye screening in ...

Oncology & Cancer

Breast cancer death rates stop declining in younger women

Breast cancer death rates have stopped declining for women in the U.S. younger than age 40, ending a trend that existed from 1987 to 2010, according to a new study in Radiology. Researchers expressed hope that the findings ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Alzheimer's disease diagnostics could become more accessible

A team of researchers from the Laboratory of Biophysics at NUST MISIS, Lomonosov Moscow State University and D. Mendeleev University of Chemical Technology of Russia has summarized metal-containing diagnostic agents for positron ...