Radiology & Imaging

Novel imaging system could mean near-instant biopsy results

Medicine has advanced dramatically during the last century. But when it comes to getting biopsy results, very little has changed. Consider, for example, what happens when a patient comes in to have a skin lesion biopsied ...

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

A new wearable system tracks Parkinson's disease symptoms remotely

Parkinson's disease affects 10 million people worldwide and its symptoms include tremors in the fingers and hands, small handwriting, loss of smell, walking difficulties, dizziness, and others. As these symptoms worsen over ...

Oncology & Cancer

New device to diagnose skin cancer

In the United States alone, about 3.3 million people are diagnosed with basal and squamous cell cancers (skin cancers) per year. Skin cancer is still detected using visual examination, a method of limited reliability for ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Why do short-lived lung infections lead to long-lasting lung damage?

The deadliest time in a viral respiratory illness sometimes is actually after the virus is cleared from the body. Destructive processes that are set in motion during an infection crest in the weeks after the virus is defeated, ...

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