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High-Precision MRI Finds Physical Source of Depression

High-Precision MRI Finds Physical Source of Depression

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A recent study shows that a disconnect with the medial orbitofrontal cortex is responsible for depression. This brain activity can be seen with a high-precision MRI machine, providing extremely useful information for future development of better treatments.

3D Mammograms – Benefits and When to Get One

3D Mammograms – Benefits and When to Get One

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3D mammograms improve the accuracy of results by 10%-30% when compared to traditional mammography. They only take a few seconds longer and produce superior image quality that makes it easier to spot abnormalities.

Digital X-rays Vs. Traditional X-rays

Digital X-rays Vs. Traditional X-rays

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Digital X-ray technology is becoming more popular, and it will most likely dominate in popularity and preference over traditional X-ray technology very soon. Advantages of digital X-ray include cost effectiveness, better image quality, efficiency, and a reduction of radiation dosage.

What to Expect Out of a Cardiac Stress Test

What to Expect Out of a Cardiac Stress Test

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Cardiac stress tests are a very common test to help determine your risk of coronary artery disease. Here’s what to expect when you come in for your visit.

Early Alzheimer’s Detection With Digital Imaging

Early Alzheimer’s Detection With Digital Imaging

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Experts believe that Alzheimer’s is a disease that begins many years before symptoms like memory loss and personality changes become apparent – so earlier detection is key to slowing progression of the disease. MRI and PET scans can help detect memory-related diseases and disorders even sooner.

Exciting Developments: Nanoscale MRI

Exciting Developments: Nanoscale MRI

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Researchers at Leiden University’s Institute of Physics in the Netherlands wondered if there was a way to get a closer look into the body and they found the answer – nanoscale MRI.

Could MRI Be the New Answer for Prostate Cancer Screening?

Could MRI Be the New Answer for Prostate Cancer Screening?

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As digital imaging improves, it is becoming the most effective way to detect abnormalities in the body, including cancer. MRI may soon be the best method for prostate cancer screening and monitoring.

PET Scan ‘Marker’ – New Way to Track ALS

PET Scan ‘Marker’ – New Way to Track ALS

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The progression of ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease, is about to get a whole lot easier to track, thanks to a new marker substance developed by researchers in Zurich, Switzerland.

CT Scans Determinants of Blunt Trauma

CT Scans Determinants of Blunt Trauma

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If you’ve been injured in a car, sports, or any other type of accident, a CT scan may provide life-saving information about exactly what’s going on inside your body.

Ultrasound: Just for Expecting Mothers?

Ultrasound: Just for Expecting Mothers?

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Ultrasounds play a role in the management of many health conditions – for men and women alike. Learn more about how your doctor might use ultrasound imaging to diagnose or monitor your condition.

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