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MRI plays a role in diagnosis of cocaine-related damage to the heart
Cardiac MRI has a pivotal role to play in the diagnosis of cocaine-induced cardiovascular diseases, according to a new article. (2019-06-13)
Increase in resolution, scale takes CT scanning and diagnosis to the next level
Researchers have developed a new, 3D tissue imaging technique, called X-ray histotomography. (2019-06-13)
Research reveals liquid gold on the nanoscale
Swansea University researchers have discovered what liquid gold looks like on the nanoscale - and in doing so have mapped the way in which nanoparticles melt, which is relevant to the manufacturing and performance of nanotech devices such as bio-sensors, nanochips , gas sensors, and catalysts. (2019-06-13)
New imaging modality targets cholesterol in arterial plaque
In an article published in the peer-reviewed SPIE publication Journal of Biomedical Optics (JBO), 'Frequency-domain differential photoacoustic radar: theory and validation for ultra-sensitive atherosclerotic plaque imaging,' researchers demonstrate a new imaging modality that successfully identifies the presence of cholesterol in the arterial plaque. (2019-06-13)
An innovative electron microscope overturning common knowledge of 88 years history
In conventional electron microscopes, performing atomic-resolution observations of magnetic materials is particularly difficult because high magnetic fields are inevitably exerted on samples inside the magnetic objective lens. (2019-06-11)
New radiotracer can identify nearly 30 types of cancer
A novel class of radiopharmaceuticals has proven effective in non-invasively identifying nearly 30 types of malignant tumors. (2019-06-07)
Dynamics of key viral attack strategy visible for first time
For the first time, Colorado State University scientists Tim Stasevich and Brian Munsky have developed detailed imaging technology and computational analyses to visualize, quantify and understand frameshifting mechanisms at the level of single molecules in living cells. (2019-06-06)
Understanding the (ultra-small) structure of silicon nanocrystals
New research provides insight into the structure of silicon nanocrystals, a substance that promises to provide efficient lithium ion batteries that power your phone to medical imaging on the nanoscale. (2019-06-06)
Imaging tests help reveal heart risks in patients with psoriatic disease
Patients with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis -- collectively termed psoriatic disease -- face increased heart risks. (2019-06-05)
A fast all-visible-light molecular switch with 100 nm band separation
A consortium of scientists from the Medical Imaging Center (University Medical Center Groningen), Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (University of Amsterdam), Palacky University in Olomouc, the University of Nantes, Stratingh Institute for Chemistry (University of Groningen) and the European Laboratory for Non-Linear Spectroscopy in Florence have developed an entirely new class of molecular photoswitches that meet many of the 'holy grail' requirements so far thought to be impossible to achieve. (2019-06-03)
Towards a new era of small animal imaging research
Thanks to a collaborative effort between McGill University, Montreal Canada and the University of Antwerp, Belgium this no longer needs to be the case. (2019-05-30)
HGF-inhibitory macrocyclic peptide -- mechanisms and potential cancer theranostics
Hepatocyte growth factor (HGF) is involved in cancer progression through MET receptor signaling. (2019-05-29)
Microglia turned on
Part of the immune system in the brain is made up of so-called microglia cells. (2019-05-27)
Diagnosis of coronary artery disease improved by deep learning analysis of SPECT MPI
A multicenter international study has demonstrated that diagnosis of obstructive coronary artery disease can be improved through deep learning analysis of SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging. (2019-05-27)
Studying the function of liver cancer genes in mini-organs
Researchers from the Hubrecht Institute developed a human model in which they use organoids, or mini organs, to study the function of specific genes that are mutated in liver cancer. (2019-05-23)
Galaxies as 'cosmic cauldrons'
Star formation within interstellar clouds of gas and dust, so-called molecular clouds, proceeds very rapidly yet highly 'inefficiently'. (2019-05-22)
Bring on faster internet: Device packs more into optical fiber
A research team has developed a light beam device that could lead to faster internet, clearer images of space and more detailed medical imaging. (2019-05-21)
Expert consensus published on use of imaging to guide heart attack treatment
Imaging provides a more precise diagnosis of a heart attack that can be used to individualise treatment. (2019-05-21)
Providing state-of-the-art guidance and clarification concerning IC imaging
Intra-coronary (IC) imaging has been available for over two decades. (2019-05-21)
Fiber-based imaging spectrometer captures record amounts of data
Researchers have developed a new compact, fiber-based imaging spectrometer for remote sensing that can capture 30,000 sampling points each containing more than 60 wavelengths. (2019-05-20)
Shedding light on cancer metabolism in real-time with bioluminescence
Cancerous tumors can be made to bioluminesce, like fireflies, according to the level of their glucose uptake, giving rise to a technique for quantifying metabolite absorption. (2019-05-20)
Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications (CVIA) new issue, Volume 4 Issue 1
Beijing, 1 May 2019: the journal Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications (CVIA) has just published a major new issue, Volume 4 Issue 1. (2019-05-16)
New brain tumor imaging technique uses protein found in scorpion venom
A novel imaging technique that uses a synthesized form of scorpion venom to light up brain tumors has shown promise in a clinical trial. (2019-05-09)
A step toward better understanding brain anatomy of autism spectrum disorder
A new study, led by researchers at McGill University's Faculty of Medicine and the Douglas Mental Health University Institute, set out to settle some of the discrepancies related to brain anatomy and ASD, employing a large dataset to obtain their findings. (2019-05-08)
Fibro-adipose vascular anomaly: Old wine or new cocktail?
Unique clinico-radiological features of a provisionally unclassified vascular anomaly can assist radiologists in identifying this uncommon distinct entity, according to a study to be presented at the ARRS 2019 Annual Meeting, set for May 5-10 in Honolulu, Hawaii. (2019-05-08)
Quality improvement in cardiovascular imaging
In the current issue of Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications volume 4, issue 1, pp. (2019-05-08)
Multimodality imaging training for general and advanced cardiology fellowships
In the current issue of Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications volume 4, issue 1, pp. (2019-05-08)
Imaging beyond the angiogram in women with suspected MI and no obstructive CAD
In the current issue of Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications volume 4, issue 1, pp. (2019-05-08)
KAIST identifies the cause of sepsis-induced lung injury
A KAIST research team succeeded in visualizing pulmonary microcirculation and circulating cells in vivo with a custom-built 3D intravital lung microscopic imaging system. (2019-05-07)
Success tastes so sweet
Researchers from the National Institute for Physiological Sciences characterized the role of neurons in the parabrachial nucleus of mice, which is known to relay taste information to the cortex via the gustatory thalamus. (2019-05-07)
Frequency and outcomes of new suspicious lesions on breast MRI in neoadjuvant therapy
During neoadjuvant chemotherapy, new suspicious findings detected on breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) during neoadjuvant therapy are most likely benign, according to a study to be presented at the ARRS 2019 Annual Meeting, set for May 5-10 in Honolulu, Hawaii. (2019-05-07)
First in-vivo trial of subharmonic contrast-enhanced imaging for detection of PCa
A new technique for imaging of microbubble ultrasound contrast agents may be useful in detection of prostate cancer (PCa) not found by multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), according to a study to be presented at the ARRS 2019 Annual Meeting, set for May 5-10 in Honolulu, Hawaii. (2019-05-06)
Comparison between clinicians' and radiologists' understanding and imaging of breast pain
Clinicians need more education in the types of breast pain that necessitate an imaging workup and what imaging to order, according to a study to be presented at the ARRS 2019 Annual Meeting, set for May 5-10 in Honolulu, Hawaii. (2019-05-05)
Initial clinical experience of zero TE skull MRI in patients with head trauma
Zero TE (ZTE) skull magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can be a possible option for clinical use in patients with skull lesions and may be helpful in managing radiosensitive trauma patients, according to a study to be presented at the ARRS 2019 Annual Meeting, set for May 5-10 in Honolulu, Hawaii. (2019-05-05)
New chemical probe for visualizing brain immune cells
Researchers in South Korea and Singapore have, for the first time, developed a chemical probe that enables live-imaging of a type of immune cells in the brain, known as microglia, in a live animal brain. (2019-05-02)
Tracking small things in cells
Living cells can react to disturbances with a changed metabolism, but direct observation of trafficking metabolites in live cells is difficult. (2019-04-30)
Twelve-year follow-up after peptide receptor radionuclide therapy
A 12-year retrospective clinical study of patients who received peptide receptor radionuclide therapy for malignant neuroendocrine tumors demonstrates the long-term effectiveness of this treatment, which also allows patients to maintain a high quality of life. (2019-04-30)
New discovery in how mammals sense the cold could lead to new pain relief drugs
Researchers at UCL have shown for the first time that mammals detect different intensities of cold using distinct sensory neuron systems, a finding which could lead to the development of new drugs to treat cold pain. (2019-04-24)
Photoacoustic endoscopy could improve Crohn's disease treatment
A newly developed endoscope could give doctors a better view of intestinal changes caused by Crohn's disease. (2019-04-24)
Simple and fast method for radiolabelling antibodies against breast cancer
Radioactive antibodies that target cancer cells are used for medical diagnostics with PET imaging or for targeted radioimmunotherapy. (2019-04-23)
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