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Superior Method of Preparing Dendrimers for Use as Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Contrast Agents by nih.gov Posted Mon 10 Aug 2009 5:00pm Description of Invention: There is a need to develop more efficient gadolinium-containing (Gd) contrast agents for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as the small molecules presently used clinically have the disadvantage of being rapidly cleared from circulation and excreted by the kidneys. Dendrimer-based macromolecular MR ... Read on »
New Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Data Show Efficacy of SIMPONI® in Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted Mon 08 Nov 2010 12:00am /PRNewswire/ -- Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) analyses from two Phase 3 clinical trials showed that once every four week subcutaneous injections of SIMPONI® (golimumab) 50 mg plus methotrexate resulted in statistically significant improvements in markers of inflammation and structural damage in patients with active rheumatoid arthritis (RA) ... Read on »
How much do they cost and what tests do you really need? by outofpocket Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 01 Feb 2010 7:15pm An article in today’s CBS Moneywatch.com reviews diagnostics tests, their costs, purpose, concerns and if then test is worth getting.   If you are considering getting a non-emergency MRI, mammogram, CT scan, or nuclear scan, be sure to read this article.  If you want to learn more about prices for these diagnostic tests, you can search ... Read on »
Medical Imaging Markets --- Aarkstore Enterprise by aarks222 Posted Tue 23 Nov 2010 5:53am There will be a steady increase in demand for medical imaging services, along with pressures to improve the quality of healthcare delivered in the home and to lower its cost. The medical imaging segments are poised for a major new phase of growth fueled by the availability of new technology coming out of the computer and digital information t ... Read on »
Some Imaging Tests Not Worth The Costs And Risks by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Sat 14 Dec 2013 7:00pm Before having any medical imaging test, such as a CT scan or x-ray, a woman should ask her doctor how the test will be used to guide her treatment and whether the benefits outweigh the risks. When doctors recommend imaging tests such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or computed tomography (CT) scans, many people don’t ask questions—they ... Read on »
Can Breast Cancer Be Found Early? by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 7:00pm 2 Comments Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations from the American Cancer Society Screening refers to tests and exams used to find a disease, such as cancer, in people who do not have any symptoms. The goal of screening exams, such as mammograms, is to find cancers before they start to cause symptoms. Breast cancers that are found because the ... Read on »
Novel Brain Imaging Technique Explains Why Concussions Affect People Differently by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted Sat 09 Jun 2012 10:03am BRONX, N.Y., June 8, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Patients vary widely in their response to concussion, but scientists haven’t understood why. Now, using a new technique for analyzing data from brain imaging studies, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and Montefiore Medical Center have found that concussi ... Read on »
Over- and under-imaging of newly diagnosed prostate cancer patients by Dr. Arnon Krongrad Medical Doctor Posted Sun 20 Feb 2011 12:00am This is hardly a radical new finding but yet another study has recently shown that we are over-using expensive scanning tests in the work-up of patients diagnosed with low- and intermediate-risk prostate cancer and under-using these tests in men initially diagnosed with high-risk disease. Prasad et al. have reported, based on  ... Read on »
Nuclear Medicine Breast Imaging by Aaron Tabor Medical Doctor Posted Mon 23 Nov 2009 12:00am In attempts to improve breast cancer screening methods, scientists have been exploring nuclear medicine breast imaging.  The current state of research into nuclear medicine breast imaging was discussed in the Fall 2009 issue of the Society of Breast Imaging (SBI) Newsletter.  According to an article in the SBI newsletter, three nuclear medicine ... Read on »
New MRI Technique Measures Brain Structure and Function to Diagnose or Rule Out Alzheimer's Disease by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Wed 16 Nov 2011 7:44pm The importance of this study should not be underestimated. The ability to rule in (diagnose), or rule out, Alzheimer's disease is critical. A person could present with dementia like symptoms but be suffering from an illness or disease that can be treated. Alzheimer's Reading Room Doctor often diagnose Alzheimer's without an MRI, and mo ... Read on »