Current Alzheimer’s disease research is primarily focused on symptoms, but a recent study proposed a new framework for understanding the disease based on biological brain changes and biomarkers.
Apr 13, 2018 | Healthcare Economics
On Friday, April 13, the FDA approved the latest version of the SOMATOM Force, a dual source CT system from Siemens Healthineers.
Apr 10, 2018 | Advanced Visualization
Contrast-enhanced subharmonic imaging (SHI)—a new technique for imaging of microbubble ultrasound contrast agents—detected prostate cancers not identified by traditional MRI, according to a recent study set to be presented at the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) 2018 Annual Meeting.
Apr 10, 2018 | Advanced Visualization
Researchers at MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital found indocyanine green, an FDA-approved and commercially available fluorescent dye, ideal in short-wave infrared (SWIR) imaging—a discovery that may allow clinicians to create clearer biological images, MIT News reports.
Apr 10, 2018 | Advanced Visualization
Researchers from the University of Southern California (USC) Viterbi School of Engineering are making radiofrequency ablation safer and faster with real-time thermal imaging and an associated probe device, according to a recent USC news release.
Apr 09, 2018 | Advanced Visualization
Researchers from New York and California recently used MRI to determine prenatal exposure to commonly used antidepressants in pregnant women may be associated with impacted fetal brain development—particularly in areas crucial to emotions.
Apr 06, 2018 | Advanced Visualization
A team of international researchers published a study in Radiology that found surface regularity taken from high-resolution contrast-enhanced pretreatment volumetric T1-weighted MRIs to be an accurate predictor of survival in patients with specific malignant brain or spine tumors.
Apr 05, 2018 | Advanced Visualization
Calling the discovery of a new organ in the human body surprising is a bit of an understatement, but that's what a study published in Scientific Reports claims.
A team of Stony Brook University-led researchers in New York created a method using deep learning digital pathology to map cancerous immune cell patters that may help guide new cancer therapies.
Mar 30, 2018 | Advanced Visualization
A team of physicists in China has used ghost imaging to make detailed x-ray images they claim has lowered the radiation dose by a “million times" compared to previous attempts using the technique, Science Magazine reports.
Mar 22, 2018 | Advanced Visualization
Ever since Mahesh Yogi introduced transcendental meditation to the West in the middle of the 20th century, researchers have sought to solidify claims that the practice offered a state of “restful alertness.” Recent research used fMRI to back-up that assertion.
Mar 21, 2018 | Advanced Visualization
A team of international researchers has developed new tissue-clearing protocols for the 3D imaging of human brain tissue that may help answer questions around microstructural anatomy.
Mar 21, 2018 | Advanced Visualization
Applying augmented reality (AR) to surgery may ultimately decrease medical errors made both inside and outside the operating room, according to an article published online by Harvard Business Review.
Mar 20, 2018 | Advanced Visualization
Single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) imaging may identify who is likely to recover from depression and who might not, according to recent research published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease.
Mar 16, 2018 | Molecular Imaging
A new multimodal imaging approach produced highly-advanced molecular three-dimensional (3D) images of staph infection and may be instrumental in fighting antibiotic resistant infections, according to research published in Science Translational Medicine.
Mar 09, 2018 | Advanced Visualization
Published online in the Journal of Nuclear Medicine on March 9, a study assessed common regeneration principles in octopuses to potentially identify alternative therapeutic approaches in regenerative medicine.
Mar 07, 2018 | Advanced Visualization
Seven Dutch and German authors outlined recent technological progressions—notably in diagnosis and therapy—which are slowly transitioning to clinical use and speculated on the future of ultrasound, in an article published in the Journal of Nuclear Medicine.
Feb 27, 2018 | Advanced Visualization
A study published in the March issue of the American Journal of Roentgenology found an advanced metal artifact reduction (MAR) algorithm improved lesion detection accuracy near hardware while also reducing radiation exposure.
Feb 27, 2018 | Advanced Visualization
New PET-based research published in Lancet Psychiatry found major depressive disorder changes the brain, meaning different treatment may be needed through various stages of the illness.
Feb 23, 2018 | Advanced Visualization
Researchers from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, managed by the University of California and the U.S. Department of Energy, and the Ohio State University have constructed the first 3D images of DNA structures, according to a press release.
Feb 14, 2018 | Advanced Visualization
When you close your eyes and visualize an important moment from the past, your brain may use the same eye movement patterns to reconstruct images long after you’ve originally seen them. It may seem like science fiction, but a study published in Cerebral Cortex found evidence of the phenomena.