Oncology & Cancer

Scientists suggest device to make breast MRI more effective

Magnetic resonance imaging is becoming increasingly popular as a method of diagnosing diseases. Standard scanners are multifunctional, making it possible to cut down on the costs of specialized equipment. On the other hand, ...

Oncology & Cancer

Radiation from airport scanners—how much dose we get

A new report by an independent task force commissioned by the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), has found that people absorb less radiation from airport X-ray backscatter scanner than they do while standing ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

'Connection error' in the brains of anorexics

When people see pictures of bodies, a whole range of brain regions are active. This network is altered in women with anorexia nervosa. In a functional magnetic resonance imaging study, two regions that are important for the ...

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