Clinicians use the device to image blood flow dynamics during retinal exams, helping them spot age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and retinal vein occlusions.
The technique—known as 3D cartilage surface mapping—detects subtle changes in a person’s knee joint that cannot be picked up via conventional x-ray or MRI.
Among more than 6,500 older adults, those with smaller pathways relative to lung size had the poorest lung function and were eight times more likely to develop the disease, researchers reported in JAMA.
"This whole sub-branch of fMRI could go extinct if we can't address this critical limitation," said one expert who has dedicated much of his professional research to the field in question.
Colorado State University and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign teamed up to develop the harmonic optical tomography approach.
Altered mental state and stroke were the most common findings, which may help physicians better understand how the disease impacts the central nervous system.
The findings published Friday may help researchers develop new screening mechanisms to identify children who are at risk for the disorder and similar conditions.
Tauvid was developed by Avid Radiopharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Eli Lilly, and offers clinicians a new type of brain scan to use in patients being evaluated for Alzheimer's disease.
It's all part of Georgia State University's imaging innovation hub designed to unite digital imaging research from across the institution.
University of California, Davis, researchers believe their new probe could help detect very small, early stage tumors.
Ferric Contrast, a contrast agent company founded by faculty from the University at Buffalo in New York, says doctors and patients want new options in MR imaging.
In older adults at higher risk for Alzheimer's disease, one year of aerobic exercise enhanced flow in the anterior cingulate cortex and the hippocampus, according to a new study.