Radiology & Imaging

Exploring ferumoxytol: A new frontier in MRI contrast agents

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a cornerstone in the landscape of medical diagnostics, celebrated for its non-ionizing and non-invasive nature. With nearly 40% of MRI procedures requiring contrast agents for optimal sensitivity, ...


A machine learning framework that encodes images like a retina

EPFL researchers have developed a machine learning approach to compressing image data with greater accuracy than learning-free computation methods, with applications for retinal implants and other sensory prostheses.

Inflammatory disorders

Daily active commuting may lower inflammation levels

A new study, conducted by the University of Eastern Finland, the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare, and the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, shows that engaging in active commuting for a minimum of 45 minutes ...

Radiology & Imaging

Targeted MRI detects chronic liver disease

Chronic liver diseases such as hepatitis, liver cirrhosis, and hepatocellular carcinoma are a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Fibrosis—the thickening and scarring of connective tissue—plays a major role ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Living alone doesn't have to mean being lonely, says study

About 20% of all Germans live alone—and the number is increasing. This trend can also be observed in most other Western countries. However, contrary to prevailing prejudices, living alone does not necessarily mean isolation ...

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