The use of medical imaging for heart disease has exploded in the past decade. These tests expose patients to a nontrivial amount of low-dose radiation. However, nobody really knows exactly … Continue Reading New technology identifies DNA damage in patients undergoing CT scanning.
Survival rates for patients with lung cancer increase dramatically the earlier the disease is diagnosed, underscoring the need for effective biomarkers that can be used for detection. Now, scientists at … Continue Reading Researchers discover ‘highly effective’ new biomarker for lung cancer in human trials.
Hybrid imaging with positron emission tomography and computed tomography (PET/CT) in the pituitary region of the brain is a promising tool for differentiating military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) … Continue Reading Hybrid neuroimaging shows pituitary abnormalities in veterans with PTSD.
Researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School have found a close association between high-risk coronary artery plaque and a common liver disease using coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA). … Continue Reading Study finds link between coronary artery plaque and liver disease.
Schizophrenia is associated with increased rates and intensity of tobacco smoking. A growing body of research suggests that the relationship between schizophrenia and smoking stems, in part, from an effort … Continue Reading Smoking and schizophrenia linked by alterations in brain nicotine signals.