Radiology & Imaging

Novel and emerging medical radionuclides

Nuclear therapy and molecular imaging are widely used at hospitals for new promising medical procedures. They can drastically improve the outcome for many medical conditions and in particular enable the treatment of disseminated ...

Ophthalmology

New research may revolutionise cataract treatment

World-leading eye experts have made a breakthrough that could potentially change the way cataracts are treated—with potential for drug therapy to replace surgery.

Medical research

Head and neck positioning affects concussion risk

If you're about to run headfirst into something, your reflex might be to tense your neck and stabilize your noggin. But according to new research from Stanford University that may not be the best way to stave off a concussion. ...

Oncology & Cancer

Trials supporting FDA approval of breakthrough drugs examined

(HealthDay)—Pivotal trials supporting U.S. Food and Drug Administration approvals granted Breakthrough Therapy designation often lack randomization, double-blinding, and control groups, according to a research letter published ...

Medical research

Nuclear techniques reveal longevity of kidney stones

Nuclear research has provided new information about the longevity of kidney stones, one of the most common disorders of the urinary tract, affecting 1 in 10 Australian men and 1 in 35 Australian women during their lifetime.

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