Cardiology

What if silent heart attacks could be diagnosed at home?

Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States has a heart attack—805,000 Americans annually. For 75 percent of those individuals, it's their first heart attack, making it difficult to act quickly in response to symptoms. ...

Health

Why you can't fry eggs (or testicles) with a cellphone

A minor craze in men's underwear fashions these days seems to be briefs that shield the genitals from cellphone radiation. The sales claim is that these products protect the testicles from the harmful effects of the radio ...

Medical research

New MRI technique sheds technology's longtime limits

A new technology harnesses imperfections that typically compromise MRI exams to create images resolved enough to enable consistent diagnoses across populations for the first time. These are findings of a study led by NYU ...

Cardiology

Improved imaging takes x-ray risks out of the picture

Fluoroscopy makes guiding a catheter through a blood vessel possible. However, fluoroscopy, a form of real-time moving X-ray, also exposes the patient to radiation. Now, a University of Missouri School of Medicine researcher ...

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