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Image: MRV tracing in a mouse thalamus (Photo courtesy of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies).

New Reagent Helps Map Neural Connections in Brain

An improved rabies virus tracer visualizes neural circuitry in the brain, helping to understand more about motor diseases and neurodevelopmental disorders. More...
29 Apr 2016

PET/CT Nuclear Medicine System to Improve Cancer Detection and Treatment in Tunisia

The delivery of the first combined Positron Emission Tomography Computed Tomography (PET/CT) advanced imaging system to Tunisia is set to benefit cancer patients in the country. More...
28 Apr 2016

Research Shows PET-Guided Chemotherapy can Increase Hodgkins Disease Remission

The first large-scale trial of its kind in the US has shown that PET-guided chemotherapy can significantly increase disease remission and reduce toxic side effects of treatment for patients with advanced Hodgkin lymphoma. More...
27 Apr 2016

New PET Imaging Agent Promises Improved Detection of Coronary Artery Disease and Reduced Radiation Exposure for Obese Patients

A global leader in the development of diagnostic imaging agents has presented the results of a first Phase 3 study of a new PET imaging agent at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) Annual Scientific Session, in April 2016, in Chicago. More...
26 Apr 2016

PET/CT Links Activity in the Stress Center of the Brain to Risk of Future Heart Problems

Research results have shown that increased activity of the stress center of the brain is linked to a higher risk for cardiovascular events such as heart attacks, stroke, and death, and increased evidence of arterial inflammation.  More...
04 Apr 2016

Miniature Transponder Guides Radiation Therapy Procedures

A new implanted transponder can help enhance the precision of radiotherapy and radiosurgery treatments for cancer by providing real-time, continuous information on tumor position.  More...
03 Apr 2016

Image-Guided PET-CT Surveillance Can Be as Effective as Neck Dissection for Advanced Head and Neck Cancer

The results of a recent study show that the survival rates of patients with advanced head and neck squamous-cell carcinoma, was similar for those diagnosed using PET-CT guided surveillance, and those who underwent a planned neck dissection.  More...
29 Mar 2016

The Nuclear Medicine channel of MedImaging brings the latest in research and clinical radiotherapy, proton therapy, PET-CT, SPECT, SQUID, radiopharmacology, scintillography, trends and safety concerns.
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