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In this video, BBC reporter Fergus Walsh is the first to undergo an MRI scan as part of the largest scan study to date and describes how the study is evolving.

Disclosing medical errors to a patient is a difficult, but necessary process. As troubling as it is for a veteran physician, it’s particularly stressful for medical trainees.

Richard J. Albin, the pathologist who is often cited for having discovered the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) in 1970, makes a case against prostate screening in his new book, coauthored with Ronald Piana, The Great Prostate Hoax: How Big Medicine Hijacked the PSA Test and Caused a Public Health Disaster, as reported by the Washington Post on May 12. 

Watch a fly-through of Glass Brain, a 3D imagining of the human brain by researchers at the University of California San Francisco. This video shows the 3D brain model made possible by electroencephalography data and white matter tract reconstruction from MRI diffusion tensor imaging. UCSF is using the technology to research possible treatments for neurodegenerative disease.

The human genome was first mapped just a little over a decade ago. Its 3 billion bits of DNA are the pages of the human instruction manual. Read this great review featuring Eric S. Lander from MIT, Harvard, and the Broad Institute in Cambridge to see how far we've come and what the future of genomics holds.

The shape of cancer genomics may be a new calling card for 3D oncologic imaging. Studying the formation of cancer cell genomes could potentially provide more information about a patient's cancer than just focusing on genetic expression. Scientists at McGill University in Montreal are finding that the form of a cancer cell genome can even tell them what subtype of cancer a patient has.

Brain injuries affect roughly three in 1,000 U.S. babies born full-term. A report from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the American Academy of Pediatrics is helping to identify when these injuries occurred.

Baseball card collecting has a long history, and plenty of fans have signed bats, balls and jerseys. But how is an MRI considered baseball memorabilia? When it’s Tommy John’s MRI.

Looking underneath a mummy’s bandages used to require destroying the ancient specimen, which is not an attractive option with such precious remains. Of course, today’s imaging technology can peer inside a human body—mummified or not.

Biopharmaceutical giant Bristol-Myers Squibb now holds the power on a pipeline of neurodegenerative disease therapies after buying San Francisco-based iPierian for $175 million.

Earlier this month, the release of massive amounts of Medicare payment information jolted healthcare and spurred countless articles analyzing the payments being made to physicians.

Taking a break from imaging patients, an MRI technologist from Boston University Medical School took scans of a variety of fruits and vegetables. The images produced are worth a look.