Cardiology

Study analyzes a decade of cardiac imaging trends

A new study published in Radiology: Cardiothoracic Imaging on cardiac imaging trends over a decade reports that the rate of coronary computed tomography angiography (cCTA) exams by radiologists in hospital outpatient departments ...

Biomedical technology

Video: The brain during a heart attack

State-of-the-art photoacoustic microscopy (imaging using the heat given off by lasers) shows the blood flow in a mouse brain before, during, and after cardiac arrest, showing the drastic change in the brain's blood flow when ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Cardiac CT can double as osteoporosis test

Cardiac CT exams performed to assess heart health also provide an effective way to screen for osteoporosis, potentially speeding treatment to the previously undiagnosed, according to a study published in Radiology.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Can social media lead to eating disorders?

(HealthDay)—Traditional media, including TV and magazine ads, tend to portray ideals of physical perfection that can fuel worries about body image and eating disorders. A study from the University of Pittsburgh School of ...

Cardiology

Patient-friendly and accurate cardiac damage diagnosis

Systemic inflammatory diseases, such as lupus, often cause cardiac damage that goes undetected. An international research team headed by the Institute for Experimental and Translational Cardiovascular Imaging at the University ...

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